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Event Calendar
September 21, Sunday
Library Pavilion Dedication
The Dot Bowes Library Pavilion will be dedicated by the Village of Philmont and the Library Board of Trustees...Read More >>
Philmont Public Library
October 16, Thursday
6:00 - 9:00PM
First Aid Course
Class paid for by Philmont Community Center for Village of Philmont residents. 25.00 course fee for non-Philmont residents...Read More >>
Philmont Community Center
October 16, Thursday
9:00AM - 1:00PM
Class paid for by Philmont Community Center for Village of Philmont residents. 25.00 course fee for non-Philmont residents...Read More >>
Philmont Community Center
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Philmont, New York was incorporated in 1892. The community was also known as "Factory Hill" due to the number of wool factories. Philmont is part ...  Go to Philmont-at-a-Glance >>

Philmont To Host Thank A Vet Day
Thank A VetThe Village of Philmont will honor area veterans with a special "THANK A VET DAY" on Sunday, August 24th at the Claverack Town Park...

August Village Board Minutes
Village Board MinutesThe August Village Board meeting minutes are online. Keep up to date on Village Gov't...

Mellenville-Philmont Food Pantry News
Food PantryRecently, the pantry has benefited by two local farmers. Rachel Davis and Brian Hedden, apprentices at Hawthorne Valley Farm, have begun providing fresh, organic produce to the Philmont Food Pantry...

McNan's Variety Store Opens in Philmont
McNan's Variety StorePhilmont is abuzz about a new store and deli at 100 Main Street, Mcnan's Variety Foods, which opened its doors recently. Michael and Nancy Myers, the proprietors/owners and Philmont residents themselves, saw the need for grocery items and prepared foods in the village...

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Historic Philmont Column

Reformed Church
by Charles R. Nichols

Reformed Church The history of the Philmont Reformed Church actually starts in Claverack. The First Reformed Church of Claverack was (and still is) the oldest church of that denomination in the area. In 1823, some of the people living in Mellenville who were members of that church were meeting for Sunday School and Prayer Meeting at the Mellenville school house

By 1838 the number of people belonging to the Claverack Church living in the Mellenville area had grown considerably. As one rather uncharitable chronicler put it, Mellenville was the largest settlement in the vicinity, and Philmont had only a small Carpet Mill, and a few scattered dwellings. True, but humbling...
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