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Ora Labora Michigan

The Stories from Ora Labora 1862 – 1898

The Letters from Ora Labora 1862 – 1898. Offers a glimpse of the challenges of being a religious pioneer in Michigan’s Wilderness


Christian German Agricultural and Benevolent Society of Ora et Labora

Ora et Labora settlement was founded by Emil Baur in 1857 near Bay Port Michigan. The colony lasted until 1867 after greed, war and even bugs exhausted the colonists will to carry on. But there is much more to the story…

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