- November 1, 2022
Almont’s downtown has experienced many fires since the village was first platted by Daniel Black in 1836.
The first major fire occurred in 1842. The buildings were a mix of log cabins and framed wood structures – no brick buildings. Indications are that the entire business district was destroyed. However, the only written reference to this fire only indicates that the township’s earliest official records were lost in the fire.
- July 1, 2018
William Allen, George Washington Allen, James Thorington, and Levi Washburn cut the road from Washington (about 30-Mile road) to downtown Almont in 1827. As they...