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Legends and Traditions of Old Otsego

Updated: Feb 3, 2019

The Legends and Traditions of a Northern Country, by James Fenimore Cooper, 1921, contains intriguing legends and anecdotes regarding Otsego County or "Old Otsego", Cooperstown and the vicinity. Includes topics such as: Early settlement and settlers, Local nomenclature, The Four Corners, Ghosts, A Graveyard Romance, Some abandoned houses, The red, the black, and the white man, A great highway, A lost atmosphere, Some old letters, Toddsville, James Fenimore cooper, Otsego Hall, and an introduction to A Guide in the Wilderness.

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