Bolton

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Bolton

County:

Alpena

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Latitude / Longitude:

45°10’53″N 83°35’23″W

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Time Zone:

Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)

Comments:

Bolton is an unincorporated community in the  Maple Ridge Township approximately 12 miles (19 km) northwest of Alpena along the partially abandoned Detroit and Mackinac Railway at 45°10’53″N 83°35’23″W. It was named for Henry Bolton, who along with Donal McRae opened a general store in Alpena in 1866. From 1871, as Bolton & McRae, they operated one of the leading cedar lumbering firms in the area. A post office operated here from October 1880 until March 1955.

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