Hometown History

- 11:22 am - April 9th, 2018

Fairfield County has a lot of rich history – and we feel it’s our duty to share a little bit of that history with our customers. In this article, we’ll share some interesting facts about the area of New Canaan – one of the many towns within our service area.

  • New Canaan was primarily an agricultural community up until the Revolutionary War. Afterward, New Canaan’s major industry was shoe making
  • With the 1868 advent of the railroad to New Canaan, many of New York City’s wealthy residents established summer homes within the area
  • New Canaan has been home to many famous people, including Paul Simon, David Letterman and Christopher Lloyd
  • Today, New Canaan hosts special seasonal events including an All Hallows Eve Parade and the Saint Mark’s May Fair

Do you know any interesting facts about Fairfield County? Was your family a part of its history? Share with us and we may include it in our next newsletter! Reach out today by calling us directly or contacting us online. We look forward to hearing from you.