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Cooperstown is beautifully situated on the shores of Lake Otsego. Everyday, people draw sustenance, recreation and respite from this beauty. The rolling hills and rural farmland further enhance the natural environment, making Cooperstown a most desirable place to live.
Create a sustainable legacy, preserve history, and provide insight for future generations through a membership to the New York State Historical Association. We are a community of over 3,000 members dedicated to history, art, and offering excellence! As a member, you provide vital support for our:
Would you like to contribute your time, talents and energy to presenting and preserving the history of New York State, enjoy lifelong learning, learn a new skill or brush up on an old one, and make new friends? Then volunteering for the Fenimore Art Museum and our affiliates the New York State Historical Association and The Farmers’ Museum may be for you.
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