- Cemetery Tours: Monuments to Die For. CBS Sunday Morning, October 31, 2010. Correspondent Rita Braver discusses cemetery symbolism with author and photographer Doug Keister, while SHC guide Linda Ford steals the show.
- Good Morning America. The headless horseman gallops over the cemetery’s rustic bridge on GMA’s October 31, 2009 broadcast. Cemetery president Dave Logan also makes appearance. We’re a little mystified, though, about GMA’s identification of the Van Tassel home: shown is a 1929 vintage house, 110 years too young to have appeared in “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”
- LXTV. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery’s walking tours made an appearance on NBC’s local-media channel on October 30, 2009. Our own Jim Logan is interviewed by LXTV’s Siafa Lewis.
- Dead Art. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery was featured in an episode of VOOM Network’s 10-part exploration of the art and architecture of cemeteries. 2007.
- Sleepy Hollow Cemetery: Headless Horseman and Lamplight Tour. Photographer Matt Hill recently took a crack at photographing one of our lantern tours, and managed to catch the Headless Horseman sneaking across our bridge.
- Halloween Lantern Tours at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Gadling. Author and photographer Doug Keister sums us up: “Ask the proverbial man-on-the-street to conjure up an image of a cemetery and it’s likely he’ll envision something akin to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Sleepy Hollow has it all; spooky lilting 18th century death’s head tombstones, twisting narrow roads, majestic mausoleums and magnificent statuary, perfectly placed onto a hilly woodland canvas. It’s a cemetery with a capital “C”.”
Building an Long Exposure at Night in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Photographer Matt Hill demonstrates how easy it is to build a long exposure at night. This quick tutorial is from arecent shoot at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Intrigued? Take a night photography workshop at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
- Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Digital Cemetery Walk. “I recently told you that Sleepy Hollow Cemetery should be on your bucket list . . . The landscape itself is incredible.”
- Sleepy Hollow Cemetery 160th Anniversary April 2010. The Hudson Independent. YouTube video of our 160th anniversary celebration.
- Travel Thru History. Washington Irving’s Spirit is Alive and Well in New York State. “There are some other spots in Sleepy Hollow that warrant a sojourn as well. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery off of Broadway (Route 9) is a must.”
- Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow Patch. Going Green at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery recently created Riverview Natural Burial Grounds. It is the only cemetery in Westchester County – and one of three in New York State – to offer this option.
- National Geographic Adventure. 10 Spooky Adventure Destinations Around the Globe. “Made famous by Washington Irving’s spooky tale The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, this historic town is the quintessential eerie fall destination . . . At night, visit Irving’s headstone as you tour the town graveyard by lantern; you might just hear the faint sound of hooves pounding and heads rolling in the distance.”
- nytimes.com. LOCAL STOP | TARRYTOWN AND SLEEPY HOLLOW: On the Trail, an Eerie Tale. “. . . cemetery maps can also direct you to the graves of the famous, including Andrew Carnegie, Brooke Astor, Leona Helmsley and Irving himself, whose family plot is set off by a wrought-iron fence.”
- offManhattan, Car-Free Green Getaways. Historic Haunts: Tip Toeing Over Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow. “You could kill an afternoon wandering through this sprawling graveyard, following the points of interest on their complimentary map. If you prefer an in depth tour of the graveyard, historian Jim Logan offers afternoon and evening lantern tours with advance reservation. . .”
- Time Out New York. 101 things to do in New York City in the fall: #81 Get spooked in Sleepy Hollow. “Immortalized in Washington Irving’s story (and later Tim Burton’s film) about the murderous Headless Horseman, Sleepy Hollow is proud of its exceptionally creepy lore.”
- NY Niche. No.5 スリーピー・ホロウでホラーな秋を: October 5, 2009. Our Japanese is a little rusty, but even without the help of Google’s Language Tools we recognize photos from one of our September 2009 lantern tours.
- Haunted Hudson Valley. Featured Haunts–Sleepy Hollow Cemetery: August 30, 2009. “The sprawling cemetery grounds are awe-inspiring . . . You can easily roam the cemetery for hours. Be prepared to walk because you will immerse yourself into the beauty and the history that surrounds you.”
- Are We There Yet?? A Trip to Sleepy Hollow, Part Two: July 29, 2009. ” . . . it was hard to find sorrow in this cemetery but more a celebration of the lives that its inhabitants once lived.”
- Odd Things I’ve Seen. Sleepy Hollow, NY Part II: September 30, 2008. ” . . . pretty much the most informative graveyard site on the Internet.”
- Editor’s Space. New York Spaces magazine: October 2010 issue. Our evening tours get highlighted in the print and online editions.
- Sleepy Hollow celebrates Washington Irving’s birthday in historic cemetery. The Journal News: Sunday, April 4, 2010. “It’s not every day that you get to go a birthday party at a cemetery. But when the cemetery is in Sleepy Hollow, and it’s the birthday of ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ author Washington Irving, it’s time for cake and music.”
- My Hometown: Sleepy Hollow, NY. Family Circle: October 17, 2009. Unfortunately, the author confuses us with the adjoining Old Dutch Burying Ground.
- Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Expansion. River Journal: July 2009. Our letter to the editor where we explain the reasons the cemetery is seeking to expand. Cemeteries are for the living, and we cordially invite all our neighbors (and everyone else, for that matter) to visit the natural beauty preserved by Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. We’re a unique local repository of flora and fauna, an outdoor sculpture garden, a virtual timeline of American history, and—most of all—the connection between our communities’ past and present.
- Groundswell of Concerns Surface Over Cemetery. The Hudson Independent: July 2009. Some of our neighbors express concern about the cemetery’s hope to expand.
- N.Y. Guard honors its Spanish flu victims. The Journal News: Monday, May 4, 2009. “[This year’s] annual ceremony at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery took on a more timely meaning – almost a century later the world is again battling a deadly form of influenza.”
- The Rich and Famous, At Rest in Eden. The New York Times: Sunday, October 26, 2008. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is a top destination for high-profile, departed New Yorkers. We would mention one other: George Jones, co-founder of The New York Times.
- Landmarks: Earthly Kingdoms. Endless Vacation: September/October 2008. We’re on this travel magazine’s top 10 list of must-see cemeteries.
- Who’s Buried in Our Backyard? The Hudson Independent: October 2007. One of our local newpapers featured some of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery’s famous residents.
- 25 Things to do This Fall. Rockland Magazine (The Journal News): September 13, 2006. The exhaustive calendar of events mentioned in this article is now on Sleepy Hollow Cemetery’s web site, and it’s more comprehensive than ever.
- The Resting Spot of Giants. Westchester Magazine: May 2006. “Who thought a visit to a cemetery could be so life-inspiring?”
- Legendary Sleepy Hollow Beckons. The Writer: October 2005. We’re flattered that our Sleepy Hollow Country article inspires imitation.
- Spirited Adventures—The Hudson River Valley. American Spirit: September/October 2004. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and the adjacent Old Dutch Burying Ground were featured in Daughters of the American Revolution magazine.
- Places to step inside an author’s life. USA Today: October 2, 2003. Sleepy Hollow is one of the best places to connect with a famous American author. Washington Irving, naturally.
- Plotting Survival Of a Burial Ground. The New York Times: Sunday, August 24, 2003. “History goes only so far in helping . . . cope with modern-day realities.”
- Tour of Quiet Monuments to Mortality. The New York Times: Sunday, November 21, 1999. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is featured in this introduction to several of Westchester County’s burying grounds.
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