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By Hartwick Historical Society

ISBN-10: 1467123749

ISBN-13: 9781467123747

ISBN-10: 153167478X

ISBN-13: 9781531674786

round Hartwick depicts the heritage of the agricultural Hartwick Township on the geographical center of Otsego County, nestled alongside the Otego Valley among western hills and the Susquehanna River. Named for John Christopher Hartwick, an itinerant German preacher with the dream of a “New Jerusalem” church and faculty, the township turned the location of the 1st Lutheran Theological organization in the US. ample water resources powered huge woolen, cotton, and paper turbines in Clintonville, Toddsville, and South Hartwick. Fertile land produced farm vegetation, together with a contribution to the top yield of hops on the earth. With extension of the electrical trolley north during the Otego Valley to the Mohawk Valley, the Hartwick hamlet prospered because the website of railway headquarters, vital carbarns, and the only energy resource for this very important transportation hyperlink. With the appearance of the mechanical age and altering economics, generators relocated, the railway ceased, and farm construction declined. this day, the township enjoys renewed prosperity with the effect of heritage museums and baseball from within reach Cooperstown.

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