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Cooperstown in Otsego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sunken Island

 
 
Sunken Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, November 28, 2020
1. Sunken Island Marker
Inscription.  
Home of Tom Hutter
"Deerslayer"
 
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 42° 47.825′ N, 74° 54.072′ W. Marker is in Cooperstown, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is on New York State Route 80 south of Allen Lake Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cooperstown NY 13326, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hyde Hall (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hyde Hall Covered Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Hyde Hall Covered Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); John Tunnicliff Jr (approx. 3˝ miles away); First Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Camp and Fort (approx. 4.4 miles away); General James Clinton (approx. 4.4 miles away); French War - 1757 (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Sunken Island image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, November 28, 2020
2. Sunken Island
In the lake just beyond the shoreline.

2. James Fenimore Cooper. (Submitted on December 4, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Sunken Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, November 28, 2020
3. Sunken Island Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2020, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 2, 2020, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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