Way Back When... 1979
The 2017 limited edition, hand painted ornaments are now for sale and pick up at The New Canaan Historical Society. They include: The newly built New Canaan Post Office, the Roger Sherman Inn, Joe’s Pizzeria, which celebrates 50 years of business, the Train Station, and the Old Faithful Fire truck with Philip Duval at the wheel, Santa and Siren, the fire dog, on board.
Designed by Faith Kerchoff, the commemorative ornaments are individually cut, sanded, painted, inked and labeled by the Crafty Tuesday volunteers, who include Margery Gardner, Judy Gilroy, Joan Hayenga, Yvonne Hunkeler, Tracey Karl, Susanne Landis, Charill Pierce, Chris Pinney, Bianca Romano, Betsy Sammarco, Susan Serven, Martha Wieber, Judy Wiley, Robin Wolyner and Helen Belluschi Each ornament sells for $15, and all proceeds go to The New Canaan Historical Society.
There are also ornaments from previous years available for purchase, including several vintage ones.The first ornament Kerchoff designed is from 1979.
Ornaments are hand painted by volunteers. Each ornament is $15. The ornaments are on display at the Historical Society and payable to the New Canaan Historical Society at our address.
You can find the order form at www.nchistory.org/2017-new-canaan-ornaments.