Select areas of the 1865 Lithograph zoomed in for interest and clarity. The German colony was located just north of Bay Port
Tag: Wild Fowl Bay
Wild Fowl Bay Port is located in western Huron County on the southeast side of Saginaw Bay, which is an arm of Lake Huron. The neighborhood is located in Fairhaven Township, with a tiny portion stretching east into McKinley Township.
It is well-known for its 13,000-acre Wildfowl Bay State Game Area, which is located between Bay Port and Sebewaing. To the south, the area includes Heistermans Island, Middle Ground Island, Maisau Island, Defous Island, Lone Tree Island, and Pitcher Reef Island.
1875 Land Plat of Ora Labora Colony
1875 Land Plat of the Wild Fowl Bay area
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.