The movie 'The Finest Hours' was based on the Chatham Coast Guard's heroic rescue
With our growing seal population Chatham has become the summer home of the Great White Shark!
Don't miss this ancient Copper Beech tree on Water Street. It is the star of the walking tour in terms of age and stately elegance in all seasons. In winter the elephant-hide- like bark is stunning; in summer the copper foliage is unrivaled.