Canton Station: Town of Canton Volunteer Fire and EMS Department 14 Canton Springs Rd, Canton, CT06019 With roots dating back to 1943, the Canton Station remains an integral part of the town's Volunteer Fire and EMS…More Department. Home to Engine 1 and Ladder 2, approximately a dozen firefighters call the station home. In addition to responding to fires and other emergencies, those at the station, like all those in Canton, maintain strong ties to the community. Responsible for paying for the mortgage on its own building, the station's major fundraiser is the annual late-summer Lobsterfest.
Canton Peace Pole and Meditative Garden Simonds Ave & E Hill Rd, Canton, CT06019 The Canton Peace Pole was gifted to the town in September 2007 by a Peace Pole for Canton, a group of volunteers who…More spent several years raising funds and working with the town on a location for the monument. The five-sided, copper pole has the words "May Peace Prevail on Earth" in 10 languages. The monument, located in front of Little Mills Pond, also includes a brick pathway, benches and plantings designed to create a peaceful place for residents.
The First Congregational Church of Canton Center 184 Cherry Brook Rd, Canton, CT06019 The First Congregational Church of Canton Center has been a focal point in the community since the mid-1700s. The First…More Ecclesiastical Society of West Simsbury was started in 1750. In 1814, the present-day structure was built by the society that has since changed its named to reflect Canton's 1806 incorporation. In the early days, the location also hosted town meetings and public functions. Today the church maintains strong ties to the community.