America's Historic Towns and Oldest Places
Cooperstown (estimated population of 1,800) is a village in central New York State, at the southern tip of Otsego Lake. It is the "home of baseball" and has been constantly referred to as “America's Most Perfect Village". A must-visit for lovers of America's pastime. It’s known for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum with its interactive exhibits, artifacts and Plaque Gallery. Also home to the historic Doubleday baseball field as well as the very popular Dreams Park. Doubleday Field hosts the annual Hall of Fame Classic, featuring former major league players. Cooperstown is considered the best baseball town in America. But its not just for baseball lovers. You can visit The Farmers’ Museum that depicts 19th-century farm life, and includes craft demonstrations and a hand-carved carousel. The Fenimore Art Museum features American fine art and folk art plus a garden with lake views. There is also the oldest covered bridge in America, the Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard, the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad and so much more. Architectural Digest named Cooperstown one of "The 25 Best Small Towns in America".