The Ardsley-on-Hudson Train Station – A Jewel Along the Hudson

As part of creating the new Ardsley Casino in Ardsley-on-Hudson, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr., the Chairman of the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad Company, agreed to the construction of a private train station for the exclusive use of club members. Built in 1895-1896, this beautiful train station – and the connected dock used by …


Untermyer Gardens: A Garden for the World

The Untermyer Gardens, created in 1917 by Welles Bosworth for Samuel Untermyer, was the finest Persian garden in the Western Hemisphere. Among its many features, its Walled Garden was based on the concept of the Garden of Eden, a shared idea within Christianity, Judaism and Islam, which reflected Untermyer’s vision as a progressive Jew. Left …


Westchester’s Revolutionary War Places

From the Battle of White Plains and the crucial vote that made the Declaration of Independence unanimous to the capture of British spy Major John Andre with the plans for West Point in his boots, Westchester County played a pivotal role in the American Revolution. RW250 President Constance Kehoe will highlight some of these crucial …


There’s something for everyone in Sleepy Hollow Country—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 10K run, Halloween parade, and of course, the Headless Horseman! For the latest on Fall events, visit our guide to Halloween in Sleepy Hollow.