See also:Oneonta &
See also:Mohawk Valley electric railway . The
See also:village lies in the midst of a
See also:hop-growing and dairying region, and has
See also:cheese factories and creameries . It has a public library, Thanks-giving hospital, a Y.M.C.A.
See also:hall, and the Diocesan orphanage (
See also:Protestant Episcopal) .
See also:Cooperstown is a summer resort, Otsego Lake (9 M. long and with an
See also:average width of about 1 m.), the " Glimmerglass " of Cooper's novels, being one of the most picturesque of the New
See also:York lakes . Cooperstown occupies the site of an old
See also:town . In 1785 the site became the
See also:property of
See also:William Cooper, who in the following
See also:year founded there a village which took his name and was incorporated in 1807 . Judge Cooper himself settled here with his
See also:family in 1790 . His son,
See also:James Fenimore Cooper, who lived here for many years and is buried in the Episcopal cemetery here, made the region famous in his novels . See J . Fenimore Cooper, The
See also:Chronicles of Cooperstown (Coopers-town, 1838) .
COOPER (or COUPER), THOMAS (c. 1517-1594)
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