Projects Succeed Through Volunteers' Vision


  • Support the Stonehouse Window Campaign

    The Stonehouse Visitors’ Center is the result of an adaptive reuse of the old Silverwood family farmhouse by Operation Fresh Start in 2016. At that time, the original windows were left in place. They probably date from the 1960s. There are nine first-floor windows, along with a front door and upper level windows…all of which […]

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  • Maintain the Historic Farmstead

                  The Friends of Silverwood Park (FoSP) asked Dane County to retain historic farm buildings at the park, rather than tearing them down.  These valuable facilities not only serve visitors as reminders of the agricultural history of Silverwood Park, but also provide valuable spaces for FoSP’s Grower Partners, Edgerton […]

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  • Walking Labyrinth at Silverwood Park

    The Walking Labyrinth at Silverwood Park will be a space for meditation and connection to the earth. Located among old farm buildings at the Silverwood Farmstead, the labyrinth is being constructed by park volunteers. Your support for the labyrinth project is needed.  The Friends of Silverwood Park currently need: volunteers for labyrinth construction a long-term […]

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  • This is a picture of fencing around Silverwood's heirloom apple orchard.

    Heirloom Apple Orchard

      In 2020, Dan Bussey began planting a 15-acre heirloom apple orchard in the southeast corner of Silverwood Park…. Dan grew up in the Town of Albion, and attended Edgerton High School, where one of his teachers was Irene Silverwood.

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