Headless Horseman Blog

About historic Sleepy Hollow and its environs…

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Henry John Steiner is the village historian of Sleepy Hollow, NY.

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2 Comments

  1. Allen Williams

    Henry, I really enjoyed your story on John Anderson and the Ghosts. I had no idea
    his estate was near Maple St. I lived on Spruce St for 20 years before moving to nearby Connecticut. My Dad and two brothers still live there. Now I know why there’s an Anderson Avenue and Rice Avenue in Webber Park. Do you have any historical tidbits on any of the homes on Spruce St? I lived at 11 Spruce St. where there is a large two-story stone garage. Wondering if the garage was part of the old Douglas estate? I should probably buy your book for more info..

    Allen Williams
    Former Village of North Tarrytown Trustee 1985-87

    • Allen, thanks for your comments. I think we would need to look at the old maps for evidence of structures on Spruce Street that would be contemporary with the Anderson mansion (perhaps a carriage house). I do recall there were some buildings shown in Webber Park east of New Broadway and west of the Old Croton Aqueduct, but off hand I do not remember where along the current New Broadway they stood.

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