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