Town of Chaplin

The town of Chaplin is unique. It was created on a site where there had been no prior settlement. It was built quickly and has experience no development or changes. Chaplin provides a unique record of architecture and community planning of the 1820s and 1830s. The pristine Natchaug River flows nearby. There are many ponds, lake and dams. Extensive hiking and horse trail networks in the Natchaug State Forest and the adjacent Goodwin Forest. Chaplin is part of the Last Green Valley, a National Heritage Corridor charted to conserve and preserve the vast natural resources.