The following 56 names were mentioned in the general business meeting minutes for Ora Labora. These names were taken from handwritten translated meeting minutes.
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
Among the vanished villages of Huron County is that of Ora Labora, a colony situated between Caseville and Wild Fowl Bay…
ora-labora.org will be utilized to establish a research and educational site in which to discuss and offer primary source research on the German Colony established in 1862 in Michigan’s Wild Fowl Bay region.
Emil Baur land grant records from 1863