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Town of Alma

Origin


ALMA (1854):  One historical source credits the name origin to a named Charles Wyvell who was intrigued with the Crimean War Battle of 1854, fought on the banks of the Alma River in Crimea.  Others say it was named after Dr. Stephen O. Alma, the first manager of the Newbold Lumber Company of Shongo (which was once known as Beanville.  Also in the township is the hamlet of Allentown, famous for its oil history.   Formed from Willing November 23, 1854.

Maps


Town of Alma
Town of Alma Map (2004)

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Additional Information

CLICK HERE TO VIEW TOWN OF ALMA RELATED ARTICLES

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ALMA PHOTO GALLERY

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON ALMA VETERANS

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON ALMA SCHOOLS

CLICK HERE TO VIEW TOWN OF ALMA SCHOOL PHOTO GALLERY

CLICK HERE TO VIEW YEARBOOKS FROM THE ALLENTOWN UNION SCHOOL

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON ALMA CEMETERIES

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE 1865 ALMA CENSUS

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE BIOGRAPHY OF ORVILLE P. TAYLOR

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE BIOGRAPHY OF MAY ALLEN BOYD

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE GENEALOGY OF THE JOHN A. FOLAND FAMILY

 

 


 

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