Tagged: Michigan History
This history of Charity Island spans 100’s of years. Today the island is a wildlife sanctuary and visited by few people each year.
Part III of the Ora Labora story brings us to 1864. The rapid growth of the colony was costly and the society needs funds to grow. It was time for drastic measures. The raging war in the south was turning in the North’s favor and the colony was on borrowed time until the draft took effect.