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.
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.
Ommegang Glimmerglass A new spring saison, Glimmerglass is named in homage to Cooperstown New York's pristine Otsego Lake.
WHERE: SUNY Oneonta Biological Field Station at Cooperstown, 5838 State Highway 80; on Otsego Lake just north of the Farmer's Museum in Cooperstown, NY.
The narrow, scenic waterway south from Otsego Lake toward Oneonta takes you past farms, forests, and picturesque Cooperstown, home of baseball's Hall of Fame.
Otsego County was the center of hops growing in America between 1835 and 1880, and the Belgic connection dates from 1614, when a navigator named Kleynties on Henry Hudson's Dutch East India Company expedition mapped Otsego Lake and the Susquehanna River for the first time.
Otsego Lake, adjacent to the town, provided the author inspiration for the Glimmerglass, the shimmering lake fed by cold bottom springs that he immortalized in his works.
28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new mobile broadband cell site in Otsego County that will enhance coverage for area residents and businesses in the Cooperstown and Otsego Lake areas.
Prime viewing conditions are expected this weekend at Boyne City's Young State Park, Otsego Lake State Park in Gaylord, Traverse City State Park, Frankfort, Cadillac and Manistee, with 90 percent color development reported.
The Sojourn began June 9 in Otsego Lake, the headwaters of the Susquehanna River in Cooperstown, N.
Best viewing in the northwest is taking place around Gaylord at Otsego Lake State Park where color is at 70 percent, and Young State Park in Boyne City where Poplar and Sugar Maples sport 50 to 60 percent of vibrant hues.
Gaylord reports nice color at Otsego Lake State Park.