SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – “Sleepy Hollow” is coming to Sleepy Hollow.
Two of the actors from the Fox TV series, Orlando Jones and Lyndie Greenwood, are cutting a ribbon in the New York village to open the Halloween season.READ MORE: Storm Watch: Officials Hoping To Avoid Repeat Of Ida With Preparations For Nor'easter
The village administrator says the Headless Horseman is also taking part Friday evening.
He says the actors are also visiting the grave of Washington Irving in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
Irving’s eerie 1819 short story, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” has helped make the village and surrounding area a tourist destination at Halloween.
It also inspired the TV show, in which the story’s hero, Ichabod Crane, is transported to the modern world.READ MORE: NYPD: Man Shot Inside Union Square Subway Station
However, the show is produced in Wilmington, North Carolina, rather than Sleepy Hollow, which is 25 miles north of New York City.
In 2013, the town reported a boost in tourism due to the airing of the show.
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