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Tarrytown House Estate Already Being Booked For Same-Sex Weddings

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Wedding Chapel at Tarrytown House (credit: Tarrytown House Estate and Conference Center)

Wedding Chapel at Tarrytown House (credit: Tarrytown House Estate and Conference Center)

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TARRYTOWN, NY (WCBS 880) - At the Tarrytown House Estate, soon-to-be brides and grooms are skipping the long engagement and opting to get married in a few weeks when same-sex marriage becomes legal in New York.

WCBS 880′s Catherine Cioffi In Westchester County

“One party was interested in as early as August,” the estate’s Anthony Amendola told WCBS 880 reporter Catherine Cioffi on Tuesday. “They’ve been waiting a long time, so… they had their wedding in mind for years and it’s now ready to be implemented.”

He says he has been getting tons of calls and e-mails from couples looking to book weddings.

“It’s kind of bucked the trend a little bit for this time of year and it was all related to same-sex marriage,” he says.

Amendola says it’s all very exciting and they can’t wait to be part of history.

“You know, this is where history is made,” he says.

The law allowing same-sex marriage in New York passed on Friday night.

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