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Sleepy Hollow, NY History (3)

The English place name “Sleepy Hollow” is based on the 17th century Dutch place name, Slapershaven.  It means the “Sleepers’ Harbor” an early term from the mouth of the Pocantico River.

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Yes. Sleepy Hollow is a real place reputed to have enchanted qualities.  “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is set in a historic place.

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The Village of Sleepy Hollow is named for the Valley of the Pocantico River—the Valley of Sleepy Hollow.

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