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Sleepy Hollow NY, Directions (1)
Sleepy Hollow, NY General (8)
Sleepy Hollow, NY History (3)
Sleepy Hollow, NY Location (8)
At the waterfront. The Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse can be reached by taking the Hudson River Walk from Kingsland Point Park in Sleepy Hollow.
Tarrytown, NY Directions (2)
Tarrytown, NY General (3)
Washington Irving joked that the name “Tarrytown” comes from the tendency of colonial farmers to tarry at the tavern on market days. In the “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” the school teacher, Ichabod Crane, encounters the Headless Horseman near the Captors’ Monument at Patriots’ Park. The Village of Sleepy Hollow is named for the Valley of Sleepy Hollow—the Valley of the Pocantico River as it runs through the Village of Sleepy Hollow.
Tarrytown, NY Location (1)
Patriots’ Park is a charming little green space near the Warner Library on Route 9. It lies next to the Captors’ Monument which celebrates the capture of British officer Major Andre during the Revolution. In the fair seasons there is a weekend farmers’ market there.
Things to Do in Sleepy Hollow, NY (4)
There are so many wonderful things to do in Sleepy Hollow NY! Visit historic Philipsburg Restoration, the Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow, Kingsland Point Park, the Sleepy Hollow Lighthouse, the grave site of Washington Irving, the Rockefeller Preserve, the Pocantico River Valley, the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail, and much more!
See (1) the capture site of Major Andre, (2) The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow (the oldest remaining church in New York State), (3) Philipsburg Restoration, (4) Kykuit, The Rockefeller Mansion, (5) Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and Washington Irving’s grave.