Candlewood Lake

Images of America:  Candlewood Lake

Sunday, June 26, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

The opening program of  One Book One Lake celebrates the beautiful lake that joins our five communities of Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford and Sherman. In the 1920′s, when the Connecticut Light and Power Company created Candlewood Lake for the purpose of producing electric power,   the five towns surrounding the lake were forever changed.

Join Susan Murphy and Gary Smolen, authors of Images of America:  Candlewood Lake as they present their fascinating documentary photomontage of the creation of Candlewood Lake.  Learn the story of one of our country’s greatest engineering feats.