Tag Archives: Irving

26—The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 1

Learn the origins of the name “Tarrytown”
as you
listen to Geoffrey Crayon’s Sketchbook.

You should also check out Diedrich Knickerbocker’s History of New York!


Meet my man Irving (aka “Mr. Knickerbocker”…).


And his spectacularly (self-)designed home on the Hudson.


Someday plan to take advantage of the Legend.


Imagine yourself as part of the Hudson River School which I had no time to talk about but will try to get to next week.

And a little on the Mather Boys, Increase and Cotton (who NAMES these people?!) and their attitudes towards Witchcraft.
Here’s Cotton:

The DomiKNITtrix’s spectacularly appropriate skull pattern (which is free for a bit longer).