Discover the location of the capture of Revolutionary War spy Major John Andre. Hear the story about this moment in history, which played a crucial role in the American victory. View the monument to the three local captors of Andre at Patriots Park. Walk along the Old Croton Aqueduct and hear the history of the Aqueduct that brought water to a thirsty NYC in 1842. Optional stop at the nearby Historical Society for a short visit to the museum to see artifacts relating to the Capture of Andre. Return to the starting point of the walk.
Length: approximately 4 miles in 2 hours (not including visit to exhibit).
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.