Bidwell Hollow
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Bidwell Hollow

Getting to Know Washington Irving, the Original Knickerbocker and the Father of the American Short Story

Irving wrote ‘Rip Van Winkle,’ ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,’ and inspired a pro sports team’s moniker

Portrait of Washington Irving
“Washington Irving (1783–1859)” from The New York Public Library Digital Collections

In Dec. 1809, a little-known writer came out with a book with a wordy title. A History of New York from the Beginning

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Nicholas E. Barron

Nicholas E. Barron

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