Learning Adventures in Citizenship
Episode 1Topic 5: The Knickerbocker Legend
Diedrich Knickerbocker never existed, but his book made him a celebrity in colonial New York.
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Illustration: "Diedrich Knickerbocker," drawing by Felix O.C. Darley, published as frontispiece for Washington Irving's A HISTORY OF NEW-YORK, New York: G.P. Putnam, 1849, courtesy of Historic Hudson Valley, Tarrytown, New York.

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