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Bidwell Hollow

A Tribute To the Original Knickerbocker

Washington Irving’s contribution to New York

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In Dec. 1809, a little-known writer came out with a book boasting a wordy title. A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty was a satirical account of New York’s Dutch past when it was called New Amsterdam. The book’s creator, Washington Irving, published it using a pen name…




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