— part 3 —

 

Do you remember the changing of the Village Charter to move to a Village Manager instead of a Mayoral system?

Do you remember the change from locally sourced water to connecting to the Detroit Water System?

Do you remember the installation of the large water pipes along Scotch Settlement and Glover Roads?

Do you remember the speculation about how the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) would extend M-53 from 28-Mile to I-69 and around Almont?

Do you remember when MDOT expected to complete the M-53 freeway to I-69?

Do you remember the most recent reconstruction of M-53?

Do you remember Hough, Kidder, and Tubspring Roads being paved?

Do you remember the dip in M-53 by Pickerel Pond?

Do you know where Pickerel Pond is located?

Do you remember Almont Road just east of Kidder Road being reconstructed–altering the route of the Clinton River?

Do you remember the curve being installed in Dryden Road at the county line?

Do you remember the Super Bowl Sunday fire which destroyed the buildings at the southeast corner downtown?

Do you remember the Whitehead Saloon at the northwest corner downtown being converted to Dr. Avery’s first dental office?

Do you remember the Whitehead Saloon being torn down?

Do you remember the Ford garage being demolished?

Do you recall the gas station being constructed on the site of the Whitehead Saloon and the Ford garage?

Do you remember when the Chevrolet dealership was built on Van Dyke–just north of the McDonalds location?

Do you remember Hurd Lock?

Do you remember the Lumber Store?

Do you remember Hydraulic Tube and Fittings?

Do you remember Spano’s restaurant?

Do you remember Almont Lock?

Do you remember King’s Mill?

Do you remember the Country Corner?

Do you remember when Charlie Brown’s opened?

Do you remember Tom & Jerry’s?

Do you remember the football team’s losing streak in the early 1960s?

Do you remember having to cancel a football game because we had too many injured players and couldn’t field a team?

Do you remember Dwight Lee, running back, from New Haven?

Do you remember Dryden’s nose tackle, York, on their football team in the early 1960s?

Do you remember Bill Wallace doing a “western roll” over one of Capac’s Kobiashi (sic) twins during a basketball game?

Do you remember Paul Herpolshimer (sic) making a shot from the free throw line at the end of the game against Capac?

Do you remember Wilt and Jerry Martin from Anchor Bay?

Do you remember Bobby Hamilton getting injured in a fall?

Do you remember the faculty playing the Detroit Lions in a charity basketball game to support Bobby’s care?

Do you remember the faculty playing the Brown Bombers in a charity basketball game to support Bobby’s care?

Do you remember Gordon Tuzinsky’s homecoming football game in 1996?

Do you remember the 1995 Midwest Meet of Champions?

Do you remember Don Themm?

Do you remember the construction of a grass track in the late 1970s?

Do you remember the naming of the three baseball fields at the old high school?

Do you remember the formation of the Almont High School Athletic Hall of Fame?

Do you remember the Hall of Fame’s first inductees?

Do you remember when the first induction ceremony was held?

Copies of the Almont Historical Society’s various books can be purchased by contacting Jim Wade at 810-796-3355 or jrwade49@ gmail.com or stopping by the museum on Saturdays from 1-4 p.m.