• June 13, 2023

On July 13, 2013, the Almont Downtown Development Authority with the assistance of the Almont American Legion dedicated a plaque to those Almont men who...

  • May 8, 2023

On May 8, 1986, a group of citizens met at Roger and Christina Bailey’s home on West St. Clair.  The purpose of the meeting was...

  • May 1, 2023

Fire has altered the Almont’s downtown area and community organizations on multiple occasions. The first known large-scale fire occurred in March of 1842 and destroyed...

  • 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...

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