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]

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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. • October dates: The Classic Tour: All October Saturdays and Sundays, 2:00 p.m. The Original Knickerbocker: Washington Irving & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: In October every Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m.… [Continue Reading]

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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]

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Special Events

Autumn Events in the Cemetery

Dinner with the Dead Kick off the Halloween festivities this year with a celebration for the 165th anniversary of the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and the 125th anniversary of the Historical Society serving Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown.  This legendary duo has teamed up to bring you a decidedly un-haunted event featuring a delicious dinner by the bite.  Share in the company of several special guests who have left their "final" resting places to join us for an evening of … [Read More...]