Welcome To the Heart of Historic Cooperstown, NY
Located on the southern shores of Ostego Lake in the heart of central New York State, Cooperstown has been an important city for culture, trade and commerce since it was established in 1786 by William Cooper. Famous for being home to celebrated writers, and one of the most significant cultural hubs of upstate New York, Cooperstown is also home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Every season brings something new to town, from seasonal holiday tidings at candlelight evening at The Farmers' Museum to the world-renowned opera at Glimmerglass Festival each summer. Visit at any time of year and you'll see why Cooperstown is called America's Most Perfect Village.