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

Tunnicliff Inn

 

— 1802 —

 
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By Scott J. Payne, December 12, 2020
1. Tunnicliff Inn Marker
Inscription.  
34-36 Pioneer Street
Tunnicliff Inn
1802
Federal Townhouse Style
The Tunnicliff Inn was built by Lawrence McNamee and used as a general store for many years. It is one of the oldest brick structures on the village.

Cooperstown Historic District
The Cooperstown Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in November, 1980.
 
Erected 1980.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1980.
 
Location. 42° 42.055′ N, 74° 55.459′ W. Marker is in Cooperstown, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is on Pioneer Street north of Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34-36 Pioneer Street, Cooperstown NY 13326, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the First National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Croghan (about 600 feet away); Otsego Hall (about 700 feet away); Doubleday Field (about 700
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feet away); Oldest Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pomeroy Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); Council Rock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clinton's Dam (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cooperstown.
 
Also see . . .  The Tunnicliff Inn & Restaurant. (Submitted on December 18, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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By Scott J. Payne, December 12, 2020
3. The Tunnicliff Inn
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By Scott J. Payne, December 12, 2020
4. The Tunnicliff Inn
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By Scott J. Payne, December 12, 2020
5. The Tunnicliff Inn
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By Scott J. Payne, December 12, 2020
6. Tunnicliff Inn
Photo from the 1930's. When the building became the Tunnicliff Inn it was completely painted white.
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By Scott J. Payne, December 12, 2020
7. Tunnicliff Inn Marker
A fire in the mid 1960's burned the adjacent two buildings to the ground. Nothing was ever built to replace them and the vacant lot has been used as a village park for many years.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 13, 2020, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York.   6, 7. submitted on December 18, 2020, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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