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.
The Charity Island History spans 100’s of years. Today the island is a wildlife sanctuary and visited by only a few people each year. We cover a bit of this mysterious remote island located in the middle of busy Saginaw Bay.
We encountered many folks who have come up to Michigan’s Upper Thumb for their entire lives but never have seen these top ten sites. They offer a glimpse of the history and beauty of native Michigan and its Great Lakes.