Inscription on the back reads ” Member’s of the Ora et Labora Community, Wildfowl Bay Michigan. Circa 1865.
From the Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan.
This is a graphic of a possible representation of the Ora Labora German Colony overlaid on a map showing roads has they existed in 1970 until today. Note that much of the colony is situated away from the shore and abuts Indian Trail (Sand Road)
Select areas of the 1865 Lithograph zoomed in for interest and clarity. The German colony was located just north of Bay Port