Town History

WILTON SCHOOLS – THEN AND NOW
WILTON SCHOOLS – THEN AND NOW
Mount McGregor and Lake George Railroad
Mount McGregor and Lake George Railroad

In 1881 Drexel constructed a narrow-gauge railroad from Saratoga Springs and built the Hotel Balmoral at the summit with accommodation for 300 guests.

Battle of Wilton
Battle of Wilton

The Battle of Wilton was a skirmish fought in 1693 in Wilton, New York between Colonial Militia and allied Native forces on one hand and French forces and their Native allies as part of King William's War.

A Town is Born
A Town is Born

Wilton, then known as Palmertown, was first settled by William and Samuel Brisbin, brothers, about 1764. Wilton was formed from Northumberland in 1818. At the first town, meeting, held in March, 1819