Main Street

History of Main Street, 1906, Frankfort, MichiganRansom Gardiner, George S. Frost, and George W. Tift found this area around Lake Aux Becs Scies interesting because it displayed high commercial value.  As businesses, post offices, and hotels developed, commerce focused on several industries through the 20th century ranging from timber, fishing, agriculture, and tourism.





John Laubach (1923-2015) hails “Duke” E.R. Luedtke as a quiet leader of the Frankfort business community.


John Laubach (1923-2015) describes the time when Gwen Frostic had her studio and shop on Frankfort’s Main St.