In 2016, the Village of Cooperstown adopted a new Comprehensive Plan. The planning process took multiple years and was informed by several opportunities for widespread community participation. As the Village continues seeking ways to develop the goals outlined in the...
Doubleday Field, the legendary “Birthplace of Baseball,” celebrates its 101st birthday on Labor Day.
On Labor Day, 1920, John Heydler, the new National League President,umpired one inning in a game between Cooperstown and Milford, markingthe formal opening and dedication of Doubleday Field. Since that day,Doubleday Field has hosted Major and Minor League teams,...
The Village of Cooperstown is happy to announce that we are offering Advertising Panels on the Village Trolleys for businesses and non-profits. The cost for the ad is $585 per year for a 24x40 exterior trolley advertisement that will be placed on one of...
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The Village of CooperstownHistory
Cooperstown, New York, (population 1,853) is recognized by most Americans as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. But it is the delightful small town of rural traditions, restored historic buildings, and myriad cultural attractions that visitors tend to remember just as much. Located in the central region of the state, Cooperstown was settled in the late 18th century by William Cooper, father of novelist James Fenimore Cooper, whose novels were set in and around Cooperstown.