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Charity Island, sometimes called by locals as Big Charity Island, is the largest island in Saginaw Bay guarding the entrance of the bay from Lake Huron. The island is 222 acres and has about 3 miles of shoreline.

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The Charity Island Dinner Cruise – What I Learned

We took a unique and interesting cruise to the island in the middle of Saginaw Bay. Here is what we found.

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Lady of the Lakes Gets Ready For Charity Island Tours

In Michigan’s Upper Thumb, Charity Island dominates the horizon of Saginaw Bay. The island is rarely visited despite its location in a busy shipping and fishing region. Thumbwind has been researching the history of the island and reached out to Captain Tom Carriveau, who has been taking visitors out on Charity Island Tours for over 10 years. Here is our latest on Captain’s Tom’s preparations for the Summer.

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The History of the Mysterious and Remote Charity Island

This history of Charity Island spans 100’s of years. Today the island is a wildlife sanctuary and visited by few people each year.

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Charity Island – Travel to a Saginaw Bay Oasis

Capt Tom Carriveau started as a scuba diver seeking adventure in the Great Lakes and Florida. Soon he was a professional captain plying the waters of Lake Huron and the Everglades. Here is his story.

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