Travel Into The Past With A Visit To The Remains Of This Abandoned Connecticut Mining Town

There are quite a few abandoned places and ruins in the Nutmeg State. But many of them are not safe or even legal to explore. But there is one abandoned mining town tucked away in the western part of Connecticut that actually encourages visitors. Lets take a look at the former small town of Chalybes on Mine Hill.

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Are you ready to take a walk through this abandoned mining town? You can obtain a trail map by visiting the Roxbury Land Trust Website.

There are a few other abandoned places in Connecticut that you might want to check out like this castle or this train tunnel.