Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow

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Twenty-five miles north of New York City lie two scenic villages: Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow. These villages, bordering the majestic Hudson River, are rich in the charm and mystery of their shared historic past. From the era of Weckquaesgeek to the close of World War II, Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollowdepicts scenes of area residents' mothers, fathers,grandparents, and ancestors at work, home, school, and play. Treasured images of Revolutionary War sites, the growing villages, and stately mansions and castles bring the past of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow to life. Also vividly brought to life is the location Washington Irving made famous with The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
ISBN: 9780738557809
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
The Historical Society, Inc.—Serving Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow has been carefully collecting and preserving these memories since 1889. Though in the past viewed mainly by researchers and historians, the society's collection of photographs, postcards, and engravings, donated over the last century by the villages' residents, is presented here as a commemorative community photograph album. With Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, the Historical Society, along with MaryAnn Marshall and Sara Mascia, has created a nostalgic journey into the past of the two villages. To all of those who appreciate visual reminders of local history, this collection is sincerely dedicated.
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