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June 6, 2012

Scripps Mansion Tells Detroit’s Depressed Real Estate Tale

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Scripps' son, William, went onto the embellish the family legacy, taking over the News and becoming an aviation buff and, in 1927, building the real Scripps Mansion - a mammoth Tudor-style mansion at 1840 W. Scripps Rd. in Lake Orion, MI.

The property remains on 45 acres of what was original 3,200 acres of sprawling farmland - so big that Amelia Earhart once used the Scripps' airstrip. In 2007, the Scripps Mansion was entered into the National Register of Historic Places.

Scripps Mansion in Lake Orion, MI, was built by James Scripps son, William, and is no longer open to the public. SOURCE: Wikipedia

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