Back when Washington Irving was writing Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, a very odd club formed in New York City. The members of this club had one passion: sauerkraut. And they had some very bizarre and creepy ways of showing their love. Below is an article and proof of this club’s existence.
David Shields narrates The Legend of the Sauerkraut King.

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