Washington Irving was an historian and writer. Some historians and biographers have called him the first great American author.
Today, Michael Lord, Director of Education at Historic Hudson Valley, joins us to explore the life of Washington Irving, his home, Sunnyside, and the historic Hudson Valley region that he immortalized in stories such as Diedrich Knickerbocker’s History of New York, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” and “Rip Van Winkle.”
Show Notes: http://www.benfranklinsworld.com/035
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