A sign at Scheider’s Bakery, serving Cooperstown since 1887
You’ll find quite a few places selling humor-infused local apparel
Once a local theatre, Smalley’s converted into a set of stores
A special trolley transports visitors around Cooperstown
One of the many browsing stations for baseball cards found in the village
A special section of vintage baseball cards behind glass — some costing hundreds of dollars
A store specializing in baseball bats
Cooperstown Distillery offers a selection of local-made whiskeys
Cooper’s Ransom Rye Whiskey by Cooperstown Distillery
One of the many examples of baseball theme embedded into the urban design of the city
Village Library of Cooperstown rotates art exhibitions in the airy gallery in the back
Toys Of Fame is a quant shop of vintage and collectible toys
The Smithy-Pioneer Gallery offers shows through its 3 floors
A shop at The Smithy-Pioneer Gallery offering pottery by local artists
Mohican Club, a men’s only sports club established in 1894
Local street sign doubles as business directory
I walked into Willis Monie Books like into any other used bookstore not expecting anything extraordinary — but I was met with one of the most inspiring collections of vintage ephemera, maps, travel guides, trade cards and magazines I’ve seen
On the way back I stopped by at Red Shed Brewery for a taste of local fare
Just a few hundred feet, another brewery, Ommegang is brewing Belgian-style ales

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