The Silvermine Community Association is an active neighborhood association. We hope you will join us as a member. Silvermine is a picturesque and historic combination of portions of three towns – New Canaan, Norwalk and Wilton.
Here’s what’s happening:
- Join SCA for 2016
Many of the events such as Santa at the Tavern and the Annual Pot Luck Dinner are members-only. Don’t miss out on any of these great opportunities to meet your neighbors and share time with friends. Please join or renew today. You will also be able to choose ways you want to get involved as a volunteer in one of the many activities and events.
- Silvermine Social Friday 11/13
Don’t miss the Fall Silvermine Social. Formerly called the Meet & Mingle, the Silvermine Social is a great place to catch up with friends and meet new neighbors. Join us on Friday, November 13th at the Silvermine Golf Club for drinks and hors d’oeuvres.
- Silvermine’s 1947 Fire Engine
Back in the 1940’s, when Silvermine had it’s own zipcode, the Silvermine Volunteer Fire Company was founded by residents. Headquartered in a barn, the company was informally organized and covered parts of Norwalk, Wilton, and New Canaan. They were not officially recognized as part of the Connecticut State Fireman’s Association but were recognized in each of the three towns they served. The company became inactive in the 1960s and later disbanded.
The Silvermine Fire Engine, a 1947 Ford, is a proud reminder of the strength of the Silvermine volunteers. You’ll see it from time to time at Silvermine Community Membership drives and most certainly, every year, on Christmas Eve when Santa arrives at the Silvermine Tavern.
Meet the Chief
Enjoy the interview below with Bing Ventras, our Chief, and Bruce Cruikshank, the primary mechanic who lovingly restores and keeps the engine on the road.