Walking HAUNTED Village of Sleepy Hollow, NY

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  • October 29, 2020
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Sleepy Hollow is infamous for its folklore, movies, and pop culture. I walk through for the first time to see if it really is New York’s most haunted village.

From Wikipedia:
“Sleepy Hollow is a village in the town of Mount Pleasant, in Westchester County, New York. The village is located on the east bank of the Hudson River, about 30 miles (48 km) north of New York City, and is served by the Philipse Manor stop on the Metro-North Hudson Line. To the south of Sleepy Hollow is the village of Tarrytown, and to the north and east are unincorporated parts of Mount Pleasant. The population of the village at the 2010 census was 9,870.

Originally incorporated as North Tarrytown in the late 19th century, in 1996 the village officially adopted the traditional name for the area. The village is known internationally through “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, an 1820 short story about the local area and its infamous specter, the Headless Horseman, written by Washington Irving, who lived in Tarrytown and is buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Owing to this story, as well as the village’s roots in early American history and folklore, Sleepy Hollow is considered by some to be one of the “most haunted places in the world”.

The village is home to the Philipsburg Manor House and the Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow, as well as the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, where in addition to Washington Irving, numerous other notable people are buried. ”

Google Maps Route: https://goo.gl/maps/grYjkp1pRVjpJaWi9

Recorded October 24, 2020

Timestamps
2:55 – College Avenue & Wildey Street
8:50 – Patriots Park at Broadway & College Avenue
14:50 – Welcome to Sleepy Hollow Sign at Broadway & Depeyster Street
19:20 – Broadway & Chestnut Street
21:22 – Broadway & Beekman Street (Vintage Village Clock)
27:50 – Broadway & Pocantico Street (Entrance of Philipsburg Manor : Closed for the Season)
30:18 – Broadway & Pierson Avenue
31:05 – Headless Horseman Bridge
32:52 – Old Dutch Reformed Church and Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
38:30 – Washington Irving’s Grave
41:16 – Side of Old Dutch Reformed Church
46:30 – Pierson Avenue & Broadway
49:38 – Pierson Avenue & Bellwood Avenue
55:46 – Devries Park
1:03:40 – Riverside Drive & Palmer Avenue (Near Philpse Manor Metro North Station)


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