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         Come Walk Through History With Us … Visit Three Unique Museums for One Price!
           Brockway Trucks & Memorabilia  Military Memorabilia  Trains & Railroad History  Local History
                                     Agricultural History   Vintage Tractors and More!


 © Katie Keyser, Cortland Standard
 Experience the history and beauty of Cortland County
 NEW YORK STATE     by taking the Experience Cortland GeoTour!   A Hidden Gem in the Heart of Central New York
                                                               Offering a Spacious and Clean, Family Friendly Facility!
 W  hen you think of country music, the first thing that might come   County to the secret (and not-so-secret) hideaways   4386 US Route 11  Cortland   Something for Everyone & Plenty of Parking, too!
 This tour will take you along the byways of Cortland
                                                                 Friendly & Informative Staff    Handicapped Accessible
 where we’ve stashed caches for you to discover. Learn
 to mind is Nashville, home of the National Country Music Hall
                                                                         New Attractions and Exhibits
 of Fame. But fans of country music in New York need not travel
 about a Civil War encampment, Cortland’s connection
 any further than Cortland to get a taste of its rich history. Visit
                                                                 OPEN:  Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
                        1/2 mile off I-81, exit 12
 the New York State Country Music Hall of Fame and browse    to major league baseball, the most unusual grave marker   Halfway between Binghamton and Syracuse   Future Exhibit ~ ANTIQUE FIREHOUSE & 1st RESPONDER MUSEUM
 you’ll ever see, and more.
 the array of memorabilia from the many Nashville and local entertainers.    607-299-4185    Last Admission at 4:00
 There is Tammy Wynette’s $10,000 sequined dress, Kenny Rogers’ famous   If you like to solve puzzles, we’ve incorporated one into   HOURS:  Thursday - Saturday  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM   Visit our Website or Facebook Page
 white suit, Ernest Tubbs suit, Jeannie C. Riley’s dress, Jack Greene’s suit   our tour. Each geocache site contains a three-letter code.   Last Admission is at 4:00 PM   for More Information and Our Many Weekend Events
 and more, as well as memorabilia from local NYS musicians and singers.
 Visit all 20 sites, record all the code letters, decipher the   Groups & Buses Welcome Anytime with Prior Arrangements   Discounted Rates, Meal Packages & Meeting Rooms Available

 NYS COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME    correct message, and claim your prize at our office!    Valid for up to 4 adults per coupon.  May not be combined
 1824 NY-13, Cortland • (607) 334-8109  We hope you’ll explore Cortland County, have some fun,   $1.00 off Adult Admission   with other offers or discounts.    Expires 4/30/2023
 learn a bit of history, and enjoy the great outdoors. Grab
 your favorite GPS-enabled device, print a map from our
 website, and get started on your geocaching adventure!
                                           Museum & Research Center

 Amelia Jenks Bloomer, a pioneer in women’s
 Established in 1853, this open-air museum is a beautiful    rights and the temperance movement, was
 19th-century Victorian garden cemetery that sits on    born in Homer, NY. She popularized women’s
 apparel that came to be known as “bloomers.”
 50 acres and is the final resting place for 18,000 people.
 A  fine example of the rural cemetery (as a solution to the problem   Francis B. Carpenter, painter of Lincoln’s
 portrait, Willian Osborn Stoddard, Lincoln’s
 of overcrowding urban cemeteries), the Cortland Rural Cemetery
 private secretary, and Eli Devoe, foiler of an
 is a carefully-planned garden cemetery with a deliberate focus on
 assassination plot, all hailed from Homer, NY.
 architectural and landscape design. Walk the cemetery with an
 interactive “cemetrail tour” and admire the beauty of the headstones and the   The Lamont Memorial Free Library was
 diverse species of trees to discover those who helped shaped Cortland history.  the former home of Daniel Lamont,
 the Secretary of War during one of Grover    Discover your family roots and explore Cortland County’s Past!
 Visitors may see the graves of the last Upstate Governor of New York,   Cleveland’s presidential terms.
 Nathan Miller; the graves of veterans of all American wars, including that    Suggett House Museum   Kellogg Memorial Research Center   Gift Shop   New for 2022—Then &
 of Brigadier-General Joseph Reynolds, who served in the War of 1812 and   Truxton, NY was the home of John McGraw,    Now Children’s Room  NARM Affiliated
 Colonel Andrew J. Grover, who died at Gettysburg; and the grave of    a 30-year manager of the New York Giants.
                                          Visit us Wednesday-Saturday 12-5:00pm
 Dr. Julia Spalding, who arrived in Cortland in 1883 as one of the nation’s   He was inducted into the Hall-of-Fame in 1937   25 Homer Avenue, Cortland, New York 13045 - (607) 756-6071 –
 earliest women doctors.  after compiling 2,763 victories and
 THE CORTLAND RURAL CEMETERY  leading the Giants to 10 National League
 110 Tompkins Street, Cortland • (607) 756-6022  pennants and three World Series titles.
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