The Original Knickerbocker - Washington Irving & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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


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

41.096997 -73.861625

County: Westchester
Region: Lower Hudson


  • August 31, 2024, 1:00PM
  • August 31, 2024, 3:00PM
  • September 1, 2024, 1:00PM
  • September 1, 2024, 3:00PM
  • September 7, 2024, 1:00PM
  • September 7, 2024, 3:00PM
  • September 8, 2024, 1:00PM
  • September 8, 2024, 3:00PM
  • September 14, 2024, 1:00PM
  • September 14, 2024, 3:00PM
  • September 15, 2024, 1:00PM
  • September 15, 2024, 3:00PM
  • September 21, 2024, 1:00PM
  • September 21, 2024, 3:00PM
  • September 22, 2024, 1:00PM
  • September 22, 2024, 3:00PM
  • September 28, 2024, 1:00PM
  • September 28, 2024, 3:00PM
  • September 29, 2024, 1:00PM
  • September 29, 2024, 3:00PM


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. Organization Hosting the Event Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Phone Number (914) 631-0081


Tickets are $20.00 and can be purchased in advance from our website Walk-ins (cash or Venmo 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: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Walking Distance to Amtrak or Metro North Station: Yes
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Yes
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