CHERRY VALLEY, a village of Otsego county, New York, U.S.A., in a township of the same name, 68 m. N.W. of Albany. Pop. (192o) 728; (1930) of the township (192o) 1,400; (193o) 1,326. It is served by the Delaware & Hudson railway. Cherry Valley is in the centre of a rich farming and dairying region, has a chair factory, and is a summer resort with sulphur and lithia springs. It was the scene of a terrible massacre during the War of Independence. The village was attacked on Nov. 11, 1778, by Walter Butler (d. 1781) and Joseph Brant with a force of Boo Indians and Tories, who killed about so men, women and children, sacked and burned most of the houses, and carried off more than 7o prisoners, who were subjected to the greatest cruel ties, many dying or being toriahawked before the Canadian set tlements were reached. Cherry Valley was incorporated in 1812.