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Explore the historic region of Upstate New York, where Washington Irving lived and inspired his stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winckle

Travel website for the town of Sleepy Hollow. Includes seasonal event information.

Learn about the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, hailed as "the father of American literature."

Originally published in 2019, this fascinating article chronicles the synthesis of Halloween, The Headless Horseman, and the town of Sleepy Hollow itself. 

The earliest (surviving) film adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, starring Will Rogers.  Rogers, born to Cherokee parents in Oklahoma in 1879, rose up through vaudeville and early film to become one of America's first movie stars. 

Motown band The Monotones released this single as the B-side to their hit The Book of Love