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By Hartwick Historical Society

ISBN-10: 1467123749

ISBN-13: 9781467123747

ISBN-10: 153167478X

ISBN-13: 9781531674786

round Hartwick depicts the background 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 college, the township grew to become the location of the 1st Lutheran Theological organization in the US. considerable water assets powered huge woolen, cotton, and paper generators in Clintonville, Toddsville, and South Hartwick. Fertile land produced farm plants, together with a contribution to the top yield of hops on this planet. With extension of the electrical trolley north during the Otego Valley to the Mohawk Valley, the Hartwick hamlet prospered because the web site of railway headquarters, significant carbarns, and the only real energy resource for this very important transportation hyperlink. With the arrival of the mechanical age and altering economics, turbines relocated, the railway ceased, and farm construction declined. at the present time, the township enjoys renewed prosperity with the impression of background museums and baseball from within sight Cooperstown.

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