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Brookton Township

Location Map for Brookton

Location Map for Brookton

Brookton is an unorganized township just south of Danforth on U.S. Route 1, one of its only two improved roads. The other, Forest City Road in the southeastern corner, passes by Brook Lake, half of which is in Brookton. A picnic area, just off the road on Brook Lake, has a hand-carry boat launch.

Houses and Brookton General Store on U.S. Route 1 (2013)

Houses and Brookton General Store on U.S. Route 1 (2013)

Panoramic View from U.S. 1 in Brookton (2013)

Panoramic View from U.S. 1 in Brookton (2013)

Wind turbines of the Stetson Wind Farm are visible in the panoramic view above. The turbines are located on Stetson Mountain in T8 R3 NBPP township just west of Brookton. The post office attached to an elegant house is located at the junction of U.S. 1 and Forest City Road.

House with Brookton Post Office (2013)

House with Brookton Post Office (2013)

Large House on Forest City Road i(2013)

Large House on Forest City Road i(2013)

Helicopter near Large House on Forest City Road (2013)

Helicopter near Large House at Left (2013)

Brookton Baptist Church (2013)

Brookton Baptist Church (2013)

Brookton Pentecostal Church on U.S. Route 1

Brookton Pentecostal Church (2013)

 

The two churches are on U.S. Route 1. Most of the large Baskahegan Lake is within Brookton’s boundaries.  Several dirt roads provide access to its coves and shorelines.




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