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  • Tags: Susquehanna River

Cropsey--Sidney Plains.jpg
Cropsey, initially trained as an architect, turned to painting in the style of Thomas Cole's sublime renderings of nature. He traveled in the Northeast and Europe, gaining recognition for his increasingly vivid fall hues and more restful settings.…

Smith--Otsego Hall.jpg
William Cooper founded the village of Cooperstown in 1786, and in 1799 built a large mansion inherited by his son, the novelist James Fenimore Cooper. It was located near the outlet of Otsego Lake, the beginning of the Susquehanna River. A…

Binghamton pano@2x.jpg
Located at the confluence of two rivers, Binghamton at the time of this photograph was a rapidly growing town of nearly 50,000 inhabitants. We look across the Chenago River and see the Barlow, Rogers Company (one of the largest cigar manufacturers in…

Ulysses front.jpg
Postcard shows township located in Potter County, formed in 1804 and so remote that as of the 1830s one gazetteer wrote: "So little indeed is the county known or visited, that its very representatives in the assembly have scarce traversed it"…
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