The Upper Thumb network of sites contain unique information and content on the Michigan's Upper Thumb. Please check out each of the sites below for more information and details.

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Ora Labora Colony

Ora Labora is an educational and research site dedicated to the recognition of the German Colony. Our goal is to provide verifiable and primary source information on the formation, operation and demise of the colony. In addition to its educational purpose we are striving to gain the required funding and recognition from the State of […]

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Michigan For You

Michigan For You – offers ideas to ponder about the Great Lakes State. Places to see. great things to eat, roads to explore and here and there, a sprinkling of history that we will bet you didn’t know.

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ThumbWind

Thumbwind is a personal project to show the highlights of a true gem in the backyard of Metro-Detroit. It wasn’t too many years ago when a working blue-collar family could purchase a lot and park a camper or build a cottage near the shores of  beautiful Saginaw Bay in the Upper Thumb. At almost at the same […]

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