The scenic town of Sherman, incorporated in Oct. 1802, is located in the Housatonic Valley at the northern end of Candlewood Lake.

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The scenic town of Sherman, incorporated in Oct. 1802, is located in the Housatonic Valley at the northern end of Candlewood Lake. It is the least populated town in Fairfield County which keeps it quaint and quiet. Sherman is a beautiful area for anyone to visit, whether you visit the lake or sample some wines. 

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Facts about Sherman

Town/city established:

  • Incorporated in 1802.

Named from: 

  • Named from Roger Sherman.

County:

  • Fairfield.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • Bob Iger, CEO of Disney, has a home in Sherman.
  • Eleanor Fitzgerald, anarchist editor and theatre professional, lived in Sherman for many years.
  • Howard Schatz, American photographer and ophthalmologist.
  • Jerry Foley, TV director and producer has a home in Sherman.
  • Rob Zombie, musician and film director lives in Sherman.

Top Attractions: 

  • Candlewood Lake.
  • Herrick Trail Preserve.
  • Sherman Playhouse.
  • Sherman Historical Society.
  • White Silo Winery.

Annual Visitor's Events:

  • Annual Lobster Sale, September.
  • Annual Harvest Fair, October.

Quality of the town/city:

  • The scenic town of Sherman, incorporated in Oct. 1802, is located in the Housatonic Valley at the northern end of Candlewood Lake. It is the least populated town in Fairfield County which keeps it quaint and quiet. Sherman is a beautiful area for anyone to visit, whether you visit the lake or sample some wines. 

 

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