• January 17, 2023

Carol Gertrude Park Brooks (1918-2017) was known simply as “Gertie” to everyone.  Only one name was necessary to identify her.  For decades she wrote a...

  • December 22, 2022

On December 22, 1846, the Scotch Settlement Cemetery was organized as part of the United Presbyterian Church. David Taylor, James Thomson, William Robertson, and John...

  • November 19, 2022

On Thursday November 19, 1953, the Almont Post Office was robbed! Robber made off with $1.50. Just before noon, Lloyd McCarthy of Detroit walked into...

  • October 9, 2022

On October 9, 1953, the new football field was dedicated at 7:30 p.m. before the game against eventual league champion Capac. In 1952, a group...

  • September 17, 2022

On September 17, 1791, Elijah M. Sanborn Jr. was born in Vermont to Elijah M. Sanborn Sr. and Elizabeth Tilton. Elijah M. Sanborn Jr. was...

  • August 6, 2022

On August 6, 1918, Carol Gertrude, “Gertie,” Park was born August 6, 1918 at Burley Hospital in Almont to Samuel Park (1879-1969) and Anna Miller...

  • July 25, 2022

On July 25, 1883, the Village of Almont ordered a new Hook and Ladder Truck from C. G. Carleton & Co. for $375.00. Prior to...

  • June 10, 2022

On June 10, 1995, Wendy Feldman and John Bacholzky represented the State of Michigan at the Midwest Meet of Champions in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Midwest...

  • May 20, 2022

On May 20, 1848, the Ferguson Cemetery was created from a portion of the Ferguson Farm.  In 1921 an addition to the cemetery was added...

  • April 25, 2022

On April 25, 1967, the Michigan Historical Commission named the Braidwood Farm as a Centennial Farm. The farm, located on the south side of Bordman...

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