Join Sara Mascia and Tara Van Tassell from our local historical society as they dish about several intriguing locals as well as some of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery’s world-famous inhabitants. You can guess who will be good, bad, or unusual! Among the many locals are poet and eccentric Minna Irving, chocolatier William Wallace, and popular neighbor “Uncle” Washington Irving. They will also bring guests to visit some of the individuals who became locals by making Sleepy Hollow their final resting place, such as wealthy industrialist Andrew Carnegie, labor leader Samuel Gompers, a crop of Alexander Hamiltons, and many others.
Please note some dates are daytime tours and some are evening lantern tours.
Dates & Times: Saturday, September 24 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.; Fridays, October 7 & 14 from 7:00-9:00 p.m.; Sunday, October 9 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.; Sunday, October 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon.
There’s something for everyone in the real Sleepy Hollow—farmers markets, live music, street fairs, historic homes, hiking trails, kayaking and boating on the Hudson River. Halloween season brings even more for the whole family—haunted hayrides, blazing pumpkins, costumed 5K run, Halloween parade, and of course, the Headless Horseman! For the latest on Fall events, visit our guide to Halloween in Sleepy Hollow.