The Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Historic Fund

The mission of the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Historic Fund is to promote and advance the welfare of the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery of Tarrytown. Our goal is to preserve and maintain monuments, buildings and edifices at the Cemetery that are of historic, cultural, and architectural significance. We aim to encourage and advance the public knowledge and… [Continue Reading]


Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Walking Tours

Daytime guided tours — 2014 Dates Advance reservations required. Two-hour tours $19.99; one-hour Original Knickerbocker tours $9.99. Please note at which gate each tour starts. • September dates: The Classic Tour:   September 13, 20, and 27 at 2 p.m. September 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 10:30 a.m. Titans of Industry:  September 13, and 27 at… [Continue Reading]


Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Burial Services

Riverview Natural Burial Grounds Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, that “Sleepy” place which serves as the backdrop to Washington Irving’s short story, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, is largely just that – a quiet and sleepy resting place where little seems to ever change. Following the Pocantico River as it meanders through the pristine terrain of the… [Continue Reading]


Special Events

Autumn Events in the Cemetery

Dark Dahl Renowned author Roald Dahl delighted generations of children with his whimsical stories - among them Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda. But how well versed are you with Dahl's darker side? This September 13th we'll celebrate the anniversary of his birth with a unique presentation of some of Roald Dahl's more twisted tales. This ain't no chocolate factory!  Saturday, September 13th from 5:00-6:00 p.m. An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan … [Read More...]