Local History

Notable People with a Cortland County Connection

Cortland County's story is not complete without mentioning some of the notable personalities whose lives and careers have had state and national impact.

Four local men were associated with the presidency of Abraham Lincoln:

In any Cortland County Hall of Fame, many others from the 19th and 20th centuries can be included:

Cortland County has contributed leaders to all walks of life and continues as a county proud of its history.

Produced by the Cortland County Historian in conjunction with the Cortland County Historical Society - 1995