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. $19.99 • November dates: The Classic Tour:  November 29 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. The Classic Tour Dig deeper into the history of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and its residents. On these two-hour walks you’ll hear of Washington Irving, author of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Revolutionary War… [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

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Victorian Ghost Stories

An Evening of Victorian Ghost Stories Counter the holiday madness by stepping back in time for an evening of Victorian ghost stories! Journey back over 100 years as local storyteller David Neilsen brings in the holiday spirits with ghost stories by Charles Dickens, Algernon Blackwood and Bram Stoker. For ages 10+. Tickets are $12 and benefit the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Historic Fund. Date:  Saturday, December 6, 2014 Time:  7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Location: … [Read More...]