Traffic grows scarce, and the unofficial “country” begins in Sherman, CT. Out of the typical ‘203’ area code, you’re an ‘860’ locale here. Sherman thrives upon the local business, where Mom n’ Pop stores take precedence over chains. Candlewood Lake, Connecticut’s largest, runs along Sherman’s east end and is one of the town’s most popular draws. Its hiking trails are also a big boost for the local economy. Come to Sherman for a peaceful, small-town feel!

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Sherman, CT —
A town you’ll never want to leave

Steeped in history and named for our notorious founding father, Roger Sherman, who ventured out on foot from Massachusetts and settled here as a young cobbler in the early 1700's. Roger became a surveyor, Justice of the Peace, Statesman, and the only signer of all four founding American documents. His original cobbler shop is located in the center of town behind the Historical Society. Be sure to stop in to The Old Store for something Sherman!

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