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June 29, Saturday
Philmont Community Day
Elvis, Fireworks, car show at noon sponsored by the Columbia Cruisers, a parade, fishing derby, 5K, baseball and more...Read More >>
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 ...
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|May Village Board Minutes
The May Village Board meeting minutes are online. Keep up to date on Village Gov't...
|Library Director Issues Fitness Challenge
This challenge is to improve the health and well being of the community by exercising. Hopefully, the library family will step up to the plate for a running/walking challenge...
|Village-wide Community Yard Sale
The Philmont Library is organizing the annual community-wide yard sale on Saturday, May 4, 2013, from 9am until 2pm. You can hold a sale at your house or you can donate items to the library for their sale...
|Elvis is Coming To Philmont
Philmont Community Day Committee is pleased to announce that Elvis Presley (well, a most excellent impersonator, anyway) will make an appearance from 7 to 8:30 PM Saturday, June 29...
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Parks & Playgrounds,
Special Events & Concert Schedules
Recycling and Waste Disposal,
Water and Sewer,
2012 Water Quality Report
Zoning Board of Appeals,
Volunteers are always welcome to become involved in all aspects of Village activities. Contact the Village Office
for up-to-date chairpersons for the area that interests you:
- Library Board of Trustees
- Community Day Committee
- Planning Board
- Zoning Board of Appeals
by Charles R. Nichols
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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