Otsego Lake


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Otsego Lake

(ŏtsē`gō), c.9 mi (14.5 km) long, E central N.Y., SE of Utica, in a resort region. A branch of the Susquehanna River issues from its southern end at Cooperstown. The lake is the Glimmerglass of James Fenimore CooperCooper, James Fenimore,
1789–1851, American novelist, b. Burlington, N.J., as James Cooper. He was the first important American writer to draw on the subjects and landscape of his native land in order to create a vivid myth of frontier life.
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As the waters of New York flow either southerly into the Atlantic or northerly into Ontario and its outlet, Otsego Lake, being the source of the Susquehanna, is of necessity among its highest lands.
Sisyrid larvae have also been discovered, bill not formally recorded, in Otsego County in the Otsego Lake watershed and the upper-Susquehanna River (T.
The lake trout are stocked in six Finger Lakes (Canadice, Hemlock, Canandaigua, Seneca, Cayuga and Owasco), as well as Otsego Lake and Lake Champlain.
In order to prove Bruce Buckley right, somebody had obviously quickly built a place called Cooperstown and an open-air museum and Fenimore House overlooking--well, not Glimmerglass but Otsego Lake. That name was a disappointment, but it sounded so persuasively Native American, and there was the source of the Susquehanna, anyhow.
Rocks colonized by adult mussels were collected in the fall of 2014 at the State University of New York College at Oneonta Biological Field Station Thayer Boathouse on Otsego Lake, NY, in water around 1 m depth using a variety of clam rakes.
If there's a model and precedent for the idea, it's surely New York State's Glimmerglass Festival, which started most modestly in 1975 in a high-school auditorium in Cooperstown, but today stands as an internationally renowned summer opera destination--with a young artist program attached--performing in its own 914-seat theatre on donated farmland on the shore of Otsego Lake. HOS is set in the Haliburton Highlands region of prime Ontario cottage and vacation country, about a three-hour drive north of Toronto.
Ommegang Glimmerglass A new spring saison, Glimmerglass is named in homage to Cooperstown New York's pristine Otsego Lake. "Glimmerglass" was the name given to the lake in the historical novels by author James Fenimore Cooper.
In Vaark's "own geography he was moving from Algonquin" (who lived largely north of Lake Ontario in the early 17th C) "to Sesquehanna," and of course the headwater of the mighty Susquehanna is li'l ol' Otsego Lake over there in your neck of the woods.
This new cell site will reportedly enhance coverage for area residents and businesses in the Cooperstown and Otsego Lake areas.
That second night we camped at Otsego Lake. After the tents were up, the boys went fishing.
(3) Lieutenant Frederick Dochstader UE [Dachteder/Dachstatter / Dachsteder / Doxsteeder / Dockstader] (circa 1761, Stone Arabia, Province of New York--19 October 1781, killed on active duty under command of Major Ross, Butler's Rangers, near Otsego Lake, Province of New York, at the age of 20 years), (16) married circa 1780, at Fort Niagara, Elizabeth Stevens (14 December 1764-6 September 1851, Niagara Township, Lincoln County, Canada West) [GS in Van Every family plot, Warner Cemetery, Niagara Township], daughter of John Stevens Senior UE, (--after 10 May 1804 and before 2 December 1805, Stamford Township, Welland County, Upper Canada).
Last fall, driving south after a stay in the Hudson River Valley, we made a long detour to reach this little rustic town located two hundred miles northwest of New York City on the southern shore of Otsego Lake.