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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Almont, Michigan
Location of Almont, Michigan
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|In January 1992, a fire destroyed the building located at this location. The last business to operate at the southeast corner of St. Clair and Main Streets was Mollen's Antique Shop. The original structure was built during the 1850's and housed the . . . — — Map (db m155001) HM|
|The "Old Newburg" general store on the southwest corner of Main Street was originally built of logs and was the first store built for the selling of dry goods and groceries. Built in 1836, it was originally owned by Charles B. Keeler. In the fire of . . . — — Map (db m155033) HM|
|Graham John Terry, originally of England, was hired by Robert Thomas of Almont as a meat cutter in 1907. By 1925, he started his own business, Terry's Meat Market, in the store just to the south of this location and in 1929 he purchased land from . . . — — Map (db m155011) HM|
The original wooden structure at this location served as a barber shop owned by Mr. Crippin, and was later moved to 311 Branch Street. The current building was built in 1927 when local businessmen founded the first National Bank at this location. . . . — — Map (db m155016) HM|
|In 1861, R.L. Rutherford started his own butcher shop where the Muir Funeral Home stands today. The original building, owned by Mrs. Dodge, also served as a millinary. The building was demolished during the devastating downtown fire later that year . . . — — Map (db m155024) HM|
|More than 250 men joined the
Union Army in Almont during
the Civil War, 1861-1865.
Sixteen died in action,
nineteen died of disease.
Almont is proud
of her sons and their families
who helped preserve
The United States of America.
. . . — — Map (db m155035) WM|
|Frederick and Mary Currier built this house around 1854, inspired by Orson Fowler's A Home for All, which promoted the octagon form as a healthy place to live. The tall windows, which admit light and air, and the five octagonal rooms reflect . . . — — Map (db m154962) HM|
|Henry Stephens (1823-1886), a native of Dublin, Ireland, was a merchant, lumberman and financier. One of Almont's earliest settlers, Stephens established the first mercantile business here. In 1845 he built a sawmill north of Lapeer. When the pine . . . — — Map (db m154947) HM|