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The Original Knickerbocker - Washington Irving & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Location

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery - South Gate
430 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

41.096997 -73.861625

County: Westchester
Region: Lower Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 3, 2022, 11:30AM
  • September 3, 2022, 2:00PM
  • September 4, 2022, 11:30AM
  • September 4, 2022, 2:00PM
  • September 10, 2022, 11:30AM
  • September 10, 2022, 2:00PM
  • September 11, 2022, 11:30AM
  • September 11, 2022, 2:00PM
  • September 17, 2022, 11:30AM
  • September 17, 2022, 2:00PM
  • September 18, 2022, 11:30AM
  • September 18, 2022, 2:00PM
  • September 24, 2022, 11:30AM
  • September 24, 2022, 2:00PM
  • September 25, 2022, 11:30AM
  • September 25, 2022, 2:00PM
  • October 1, 2022, 11:30AM
  • October 1, 2022, 2:00PM
  • October 2, 2022, 11:30AM
  • October 2, 2022, 2:00PM

Details

Event Type Historic Site Tour/History Description Learn why Washington Irving is called the "Original Knickerbocker" as we walk to the famous author's final resting place. Hear more about the talented Mr. Irving, his influence on popular culture today and reflect on why "The Legend" has never been out of print for more than 200 years! You'll also find out what the Receiving Vault used to receive, see the Revolutionary War monument, and admire this historic cemetery's lovely art and architecture along the way during a one-hour walking tour. Sponsoring Organization Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Contact Information

christina@sleepyhollowcemetery.org
(914) 631-0081
https://www.facebook.com/thesleepyhollowcemetery

Registration

Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased in advance from our website www.sleepyhollowcemetery.org Walk-ins (cash only) can be accepted if space is available.

Additional Information

Additional Equipment Required: This one-hour walking tour covers some steep areas, stairs and unpaved roads. Sturdy walking shoes are recommended.

Event Duration (hours): 1

Family Friendly
Wheelchair Accessible
Walking Distance to Amtrak or Metro North Station
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Yes
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