• July 1, 2020

Willito Kelsey Bristol (1897-1969), always called W. K., was the great-grandson of Bezaleel Bristol (1782-1859) – one of the earliest settlers of Almont.  His family...

  • June 1, 2020

In the mid-1960’s dad (James C. Wade) was working for Hamill and then Firestone.  Firestone purchased Hamill when J. D. Ligon retired from Hamill.  Hamill was one of the primary producers of seat belts for the automobile industry.

  • April 1, 2020

Oliver Bristol was born on January 27, 1787 in Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut to Bezaleel Bristol III (1749-1828) and Mary Redfield Bristol (1755-1838).  Oliver was...

  • March 1, 2020

In March 1834, the Township of Almont was organized.  About thirteen men met at Daniel Black’s Tavern to elect the Township’s first officers.  The Territorial...

  • December 1, 2019

David Ingalls was born on May 31, 1796 in New Hampton, Belknap, New Hampshire to James Ingalls and Ruth Sleeper Ingalls.  He was their first...

  • October 1, 2019

Elijah M. Sanborn Jr. was born September 17, 1791 in Vermont to Elijah M. Sanborn Sr. and Elizabeth Tilton.  He was the youngest of five...

  • September 1, 2019

Arthur Elwin Hunt was born August 22, 1892 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England to Thomas Hunt (1868-1953) and Clara Tattersaw (1869-1933).  He was the oldest child...

  • August 1, 2019

John H. “Jack” Lasslett was born on March 23, 1943 in Almont to John A. “Jack” Lasslett and Neva Belle Roach Lasslett.  He joined older...

  • July 1, 2019

In the 1950’s, Almont was a member of the Southern Thumb Association, which consisted of six teams: Almont, Armada, Capac, Dryden, Memphis and New Haven....

  • June 1, 2019

John Eggleston Walden was born June 27, 1796 in Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York.  He was the sixth child and first son of Nathan Walden...

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