So you thought Cooperstown was all about baseball? Guess again.
Cooperstown was founded by William Cooper on the shores of Otsego Lake in 1786. His son, the novelist James Fenimore Cooper, immortalized the area in his Leatherstocking Tales, featuring his anti-hero Natty Bumppo, known as “Leather-Stocking,” in The Pioneers, The Last of the Mohicans, The Prairie, The Pathfinder, and The Deerslayer. "Read More