Old School Gift Shop

This list below is a PRICE LIST of current items available by mail order. Click here to download the full Gift Shop Order Form.


  • Middlefield: Lake Otsego’s Eastern Shore, by Dominick J. Reisen ($20.00)

  • Middlefield and the Settling of the New York Frontier, by Dominick J. Reisen ($25.00)

  • Inscriptions from the Middlefield Baptist Cemetery, by Dominic J. Reisen ($5.00)

  • A History and Celebration, 1974 ($1.00)
    A reprint of the handout at Middlefield’s first Community Weekend, “Old Middlefield Days”, in 1974. Includes a 5-page historical chronology of education related topics from 1755 to 1974, as well as a list of all known teachers and District Superintendents.

  • A Tribute to My Parents, Including a Description of Their Life in Early 1900’s Rural Otsego County, by Charles G. Aspinwall ($5.00)

  • The Hop Farmer’s Year: The Seasons, Tools and Methods of Hop Growers in New York State’s Golden Age of Hops, by Albert C. Bullard ($22.00)
    Written by a TMHA member who was crowned “Hop King” of the 2002 Madison County (New York) HOP FEST.

  • Hawthorn Hill Journal: Selected Essays, by Richard de Rosa ($25.00)
    A series of essays written by a local retired English teacher who is a keen observer of the natural world (and human nature).

  • Winding Down: The Revolutionary War Letters of Lt. Benjamin Gilbert of Massachusetts, 1780-1783. Edited by John Shy ($15.00)
    The Gilberts became prominent Middlefield family after the Revolutionary War.

  • The Civil War: A History in 3-D ($20.00)
    Restored stereo photos from 1861-1865 with historical commentary. Includes 2 pairs of 3D glasses.

  • History of Otsego Lodge No. 138, F. & A.M., Cooperstown, New York. Village Bicentennial Edition, 90 pages. Compiled and commentary by Richard Vang ($5.00)

  • Frontier Justice: The Rise and Fall of the Loomis Gang by E. Fuller Torrey, M.D. ($20.00)
    A well documented account of the infamous family whose criminal activity terrorized the residents of central New York in the 19th Century.

  • Eva Coo, Murderess, by Niles Eggleston ($15.00)
    The story of the 1934 Otsego County murder that sent Eva Coo to the electric chair at Sing Sing

  • Tales from Hinman Hollow, by B. C. Stevens. Revised edition 2002 ($9.00)
    Memories, observations and reflections of a country boy from rural America’s Otsego County, New York in the 1940’s and 1950’s.

  • Children’s Fables from Hinman Hollow, by B. C. Stevens ($9.00)


  • 1868 Middlefield Town Map, Beers Atlas. Reprint. ($3.00)

  • 1903 Middlefield Town Map. Reprint. ($3.00)

  • Middlefield Tee Shirt ($10.00 - S, M, L, XL)

  • Middlefield Sweat Shirt ($15.00 - S, M, L, XL)

  • Middlefield Fire Department Christmas Ornament ($1.00)

  • Middlefield Schoolhouse Christmas Ornament ($1.00)

  • Middlefield Schoolhouse Pin ($1.00)

To order items from the Town of Middlefield Historical Association's Gift Shop, please download and print the order form, fill it out completely, and mail it with your check or money order to:

Town of Middlefield Historical Association
PO Box 348
Cooperstown, NY 13326