Get Even More Visitors To Your Blog, Upgrade To A Business Listing >>

Pray & Work

Ora Labora, the name means “pray and work,” and the 50 families who came to an area between Caseville and Wildfowl Bay in the early 1860’s certainly did both. The settlers were of German origin, and the Rev. Emil Baur was led the colony. They had to struggle against forests and swamps and fevers. Many of their young men left to fight in the Civil War. In the end, Ora Labora was deserted.

Like this topic? Click on the link below for more.

Ora Labora – A Lost Paradise

This post first appeared on ThumbWind | Michigan's Upper Thumb, please read the originial post: here

Subscribe to Thumbwind | Michigan's Upper Thumb

Get updates delivered right to your inbox!

Thank you for your subscription