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Historical Markers in Cooperstown, New York

 
Clickable Map of Otsego County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Otsego County, NY (110) Chenango County, NY (123) Delaware County, NY (440) Herkimer County, NY (107) Madison County, NY (94) Montgomery County, NY (221) Oneida County, NY (206) Schoharie County, NY (146)  OtsegoCounty(110) Otsego County (110)  ChenangoCounty(123) Chenango County (123)  DelawareCounty(440) Delaware County (440)  HerkimerCounty(107) Herkimer County (107)  MadisonCounty(94) Madison County (94)  MontgomeryCounty(221) Montgomery County (221)  OneidaCounty(206) Oneida County (206)  SchoharieCounty(146) Schoharie County (146)
Cooperstown is the county seat for Otsego County
Cooperstown is in Otsego County
      Otsego County (110)  
ADJACENT TO OTSEGO COUNTY
      Chenango County (123)  
      Delaware County (440)  
      Herkimer County (107)  
      Madison County (94)  
      Montgomery County (221)  
      Oneida County (206)  
      Schoharie County (146)  
 
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1 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — "Natty Bumpo"
Leatherstocking rescued Chingachgook from flames Chingach dying in his care "Pioneer"Map (db m98223) HM
2 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Blacksmith Shop
. . . Map (db m44783) HM
3 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Cardiff Giant
The Great American Hoax Dug Up In Cardiff, N Y October 16, 1869 Now At The Farmers' Museum Map (db m76150) HM
4 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Chestnut & MainWelcome to Cooperstown
Culture Abounds "If New York City had as many museums per capita [as Cooperstown], it would have 15,564 instead of a mere fifty, which just proves how much more cultured is life up in the country" - Louis C. Jones, director of the New . . . Map (db m226152) HM
5 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Clinton's Dam
Dam opened August 9, 1779. 2000 Men and 200 batteaux went down the SusquehannaMap (db m43309) HM
6 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Council Rock
Famous meeting place of the IndiansMap (db m43316) HM
7 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Doubleday Field"Birthplace of Baseball"
Doubleday Field "Birthplace of Baseball" Reconstructed by Works Progress Administration and Village of Cooperstown 1938 - 1939 Map (db m43672) HM
8 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Doubleday FieldWelcome to Cooperstown
The Baseball Connection "I am at [a] loss how to get verification of my statements regarding the invention of base ball." - Abner Graves, originator of the Doubleday myth, 1905 Abner Graves reported to the Mills Commission, created . . . Map (db m226148) HM
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9 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — 479 — Emancipation Day
On July 4, 1827 both free and once-enslaved people of color celebrated emancipation in New York at this church with speaker Hayden Waters.Map (db m169506) HM
10 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Fair StreetWelcome to Cooperstown
Founding Families "I explored the country…and meditated upon the spot where a place of trade or a village should afterwards be established" - William Cooper, A Guide to the Wilderness, 1810 William Cooper relocated his . . . Map (db m226156) HM
11 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — General Clinton's Dam
. . . Map (db m43308) HM
12 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — George Croghan
Indian Agent - Land Speculator Lived in Pioneer Log House Located Here 1769-1770. General James Clinton's Headquarters Here 1779. Map (db m43351) HM
13 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Hoffman LaneWelcome to Cooperstown
Nature's Splendor "We've got to calling the place the 'Glimmerglass,' seeing that its whole basin is so often fringed with pines, cast upward from its face; as if it would throw back the hills that hang over it" - James Fenimore Cooper, . . . Map (db m226155) HM
14 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Hyde Hall
Hyde Hall has been designated as a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America Architect Phillip Hooker's masterful design combines the refined English . . . Map (db m233649) HM
15 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Indian Grave
Indian remains excavated in this field were reburied in 1874 at the base of this mysterious mound.The tablet, with poem by the Rev. W.W. Lord was placed over the remains by Mrs. Alfred Corning Clark in 1899. "The wide land which now is . . . Map (db m98406) HM
16 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Oldest Church
Oldest Church in Cooperstown First Presbyterian Organized June 16, 1800 Building erected 1805 Land gift of Judge CooperMap (db m98404) HM
17 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Otsego HallThe Home of James Fenimore Cooper
On This Site Stood Otsego Hall, Bvilt By William Cooper, The Fovnder Of Cooperstown, in 1798. The Home Of James Fenimore Cooper Where He Lived From 1834 To The Day Of His Death September 14th, 1851. Destroyed by Fire in . . . Map (db m121197) HM
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18 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Pioneer AlleyWelcome to Cooperstown
Bountiful Lands "The [hop] crop was perhaps never larger in this county. …We congratulate our Farmers on their good fortune." - The Freeman's Journal, November 5, 1852 Farmers have come to Cooperstown for centuries to . . . Map (db m226149) HM
19 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Pomeroy Place11 Main Street — 1804 —
Federalist Stone Mason: James Allen Carpenter: Cyrenius Clark William Cooper's wedding gift to his daughter Ann and George Pomeroy, druggist. Under the east eaves, stonemason James Allen placed their initials: G.A.P.C. (George, . . . Map (db m190751) HM
20 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Site of the First National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction — June 12, 1939 —
Site of the First National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction, June 12, 1939 * * * * * Attended by Grover Alexander, Ty Cobb, Eddie Collins, Walter Johnson, Nap Lajoie, Connie Mack, Babe Ruth, George Sisler, Tris Speaker, . . . Map (db m190749) HM
21 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Sunken Island
Home of Tom Hutter "Deerslayer"Map (db m161536) HM
22 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — 493 — Susan B. Anthony
Met with county residents Feb. 9, 1855 in building on this site. Formed committee to advocate for women's right to vote.Map (db m169508) HM
23 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Tunnicliff Inn — 1802 —
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 . . . Map (db m162464) HM
24 New York, Otsego County, Cooperstown — Welcome Home!How Do I Get a Piece of That Asset?
Welcome Home! How do I get a piece of that asset? This unusual country house-built for George Clarke, between 1817 and 1835- was the Clarke family home for 150 years and 5 generations. Hyde Hall and it's inhabitants played an . . . Map (db m220106) HM
25 New York, Otsego County, Springfield, Cooperstown — Deep PocketsHow'd An English Gent' End Up Here?
In 1806, George Clarke said goodbye to his first wife and 5 children in England and traveled to New York. He settled in Albany and employed Richard Cooper to manage his properties. Richard died prematurely and George married his widow, Ann, in . . . Map (db m220109) HM
 
 
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Jul. 25, 2024