Cooperstown located in Central-Leatherstocking Region of New York, is widely known as home of the Baseball Hall of Fame, offers many attractions, including: Cooperstown Dreams Park, the Youth Baseball League dream distination: the Glimmerglass Opera near the tranquil Otsego Lake; The Farmers' Museum, a working 1845 historic homestead, artisans demonstrate spinning, weaving, and the blacksmith’s trade; The Fenimore House Museum offers American fine art exhibits, folk art, and Native American works. History buffs will love the James Fenimore Cooper memorabilia and life masks of early American statesmen and presidents. Cooperstown's Cardiff Giant, a ten-foot tall gypsum man, created for a hoax in 1866, is a must see. Cooperstown NY is also a great start to a water recreation get-a-way being the headwaters of the Susquehanna River, 444 miles from its origin at Otsego lake near Cooperstown, New York to the Chesapeake Bay. Consider a stay at Lake View! ...Learn More>>
|The Erie Canal - Transportation ...now Destination
In a report by Dr. Ellen McHale (New York Folklore Society), Dr. Lisa Overholser (New York Folklore Society) and Dr. Daniel Franklin Ward (Erie Canal Museum), they pose two questions.
1. What was the world that created the Erie Canal?
2. What was the world that the Canal created?
This report goes on to show examples and in the end, shows how the preservation, restoration and even how the "re-water" movement is shaping the Erie Canal as a Destination across New York State. ...>>