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Washington Irving’s meticulously restored home is filled with the author’s possessions including his writing desk and books. Guides, costumed in formal dress of the period, explain how Irving designed house and grounds himself to reflect his romantic views of art, nature, and history. Originally a Dutch farmer’s house, it is now a property of the non-profit Historic Hudson Valley and open for tours. Seasonal events are offered, such as a 4th of July celebration and candlelight tours at Christmas.
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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
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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.
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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 more info
History of the Tarrytowns
History of the Tarrytowns
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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! more info