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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Our Price: $4.95

Our very own edition of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow contains the complete text of Washington Irving's classic ghost story. When Sleepy Hollow's hapless new schoolteacher, Ichabod Crane, begins courting Katrina Van Tassell, the prettiest (and wealthiest) girl in the village, he runs afoul of another suitor, the burly Brom Bones. After a late night rendezvous at the Van Tassell homestead, Ichabod has a terrifying encounter with the ghost of a headless Hessian trooper and mysteriously vanishes from town!

The handsome color cover features a photo of the headless horseman in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Tales of the Old Dutch Burying Ground
Our Price: $7.95

This is the indispensable guide to the churchyard of Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Explore the final resting place of Catriena Van Tessel, Hulda the Witch, the Headless Horseman, and many other colorful residents of Sleepy Hollow. Full color cover, 48 pages plus centerfold map.
History of the Tarrytowns
Our Price: $24.95

History of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow (formerly North Tarrytown) by Wally Buxton (William C. Gross) and Jeff Canning. A comprehensive history of the two villages. 384 pages, hard cover, historic photos and maps. Signed by co-author Jeff Canning!
The Place Names of Historic Sleepy Hollow & Tarrytown
The Place Names of Historic Sleepy Hollow & Tarrytown
Our Price: $23.95

The Place Names of Historic Sleepy Hollow & Tarrytown by Henry Steiner. More than 350 carefully researched articles describing the places and place names of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown. The author devotes several pages to the several Headless Horseman bridges which have spanned the spot where Ichabod was unseated by the pumpkin--by far the most extensive examination we've found. If you are searching for the landmarks from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," this book is a must-have. References and bibliography make this book an ideal starting point for further study of the two villages. The author is Sleepy Hollow's village historian. 180 pages, soft cover, photos, historic engravings, and maps. Signed by the author! ISBN 0788409611
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Map
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Founded in 1849 as the Tarrytown Cemetery, this historic location is a place of peace and rest for those who have lived extraordinary lives, among them Andrew Carnegie, Samuel Gompers, Walter Chrysler, William Rockefeller, Elizabeth Arden, Brooke Astor, and Washington Irving, author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Explore more than 50 featured areas in one of America's most famous cemeteries. 17 x 20 inches, full color both sides, color photos. Printed here in the Hudson River Valley, New York state, USA.
Stories in Stone New York: A Field Guide to New York City Area Cemeteries & Their Residents
Stories in Stone New York: A Field Guide to New York City Area Cemeteries & Their Residents
Our Price: $24.95

Art, architecture, celebrities, nature all for free in NYC? Author Douglas Keister shows us the unlikely place you'll find it all: in New York City’s fabulous cemeteries. Stories in Stone New York: A Field Guide to New York City Cemeteries and Their Residents features some of the most fabulous cemeteries in New York City’s five boroughs and Westchester County, including our own Sleepy Hollow Cemetery!
Edgar Mayhew Bacon's Chronicles of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow
Chronicles of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow
Our Price: $22.95

Historian Edgar Mayhew Bacon's classic history of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow spans the years from the first Dutch settlement in the late 1600s to the year 1897. Bacon recounts the lives and customs of early settlers, events of the American Revolution, the thrilling capture of British spy John André, local legends and folklore, the grand estates that sprung up around the home of Washington Irving, and the transformation of the sleepy farming communities into modern suburban villages.

Color cover, black-and-white text. 5.5" x 8.5", 214 pages. Printed in USA.
The Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow: Legends and Lore
Our Price: $18.95

Stories from the Old Dutch Church's 326 years are collected in an engaging and colorful new 138-page book published by the Friends of the Old Dutch Church & Burying Ground. The book includes many entertaining true tales about the church and its members and is fully illustrated with color photos, art and maps. More than a history, it gives fascinating glimpses into life in the early Colony, folk art traditions in the Burying Ground gravestones, models for Washington Irving's short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," local heroes of the Revolution, remarkable pastors, and many colorful characters associated with the church and community over the years.
Patriot John, The Man Who Saved America
Patriot John, The Man Who Saved America
Our Price: $23.49

Author Philip Secor revives John Paulding's place in American history. In 1780 Paulding was at the head of a small band of militia who captured British spy John André, exposing American general Benedict Arnold’s treasonous plan to turn over the fortifications at West Point to the British. Since Arnold’s plan also involved handing over George Washington, Paulding and his compatriots may have averted a very different ending to the American Revolution. Washington Irving would later weave André's capture into The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: the fateful location of the spy's capture is where Ichabod Crane first encounters the headless horseman. Color cover, black-and-white text. 5.5" x 8.5", 186 pages. Printed in USA. ISBN 0788440888
Bannerman Catalogue of Military Goods - 1900
Our Price: $5.95

A facsimile edition of the 1900 Francis Bannerman military goods catalogue. Fascinating browsing for anyone who enjoys military history. A few of the items inside: relics from the U.S.S. Maine and the Spanish-American War Confederate dollars, rifles, and cannon links from the West Point chain across the Hudson River and other items from the American Revolution uniforms, medals, chevrons, buckles, buttons, saddles, and much more. Cover features two postcard-perfect photos of Bannerman's castle warehouse. Now a hauntingly beautiful ruin, the castle sits on an island in the Hudson River near the United States Military Academy at West Point. 20 b/w pages, color cover. A Sleepy Hollow Gifts Online exclusive!