Lupton

Rose Township School

Rose Township School

One of the many landmarks in the Lupton area.

Photo courtesy of West Branch Visitors Bureau 

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Lupton is an unincorporated village in Rose Township in Ogemaw County. The post office was established around 1895-96 and the villiage was laid out in about 20 square blocks. Joshua Rakestraw was the postmaster in 1905. It had a population of 150 in 1917 and had a bank, post office, two hotels, two general stores, school, meat market, livery barn, drug store, barber shop and sawmill. Linton E. Cossand was the postmaster. A huge log building “Graceland Ballroom” was erected on the corner in the late 1920’s. During the day of prohibition it was a speakeasy and hideout for the infamous “Purple Gang” of Detroit.

Lupton Weather

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SOME CLOUDS
22°F
SOME CLOUDS, humidity 76%, barometer 30.20,
wind 5 mph N
Thursday
Mostly cloudy
29°F | 14°F
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Friday
Sunny to partly cloudy
30°F | 14°F
Sunny to partly cloudy
Saturday
Mostly cloudy
32°F | 20°F
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Sunday
More clouds than sun
33°F | 25°F
More clouds than sun
Monday
Mostly cloudy
36°F | 31°F
Mostly cloudy

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