On the east bank of the Hudson River in Westchester, just 25 miles from Manhattan, is Sleepy Hollow!
Get there via Metro North or hop in the car!READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Killed In Double Shooting On Lower East Side, Second Victim In Hospital
This hamlet’s history goes way back, changing hands several times!
It first belonged to the Weckquaesgeck Indians, settled in 1640 by the Dutch, seized by the English in 1664 and the rest is history!READ MORE: CDC Issues New COVID-19 Guidance For Holiday Season
In the late 1790s Washington Irving’s visit to a nearby relative inspired the American classic “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow!”
According to folklore, Sleepy Hollow is one of the most haunted cities in the world, and it’s embraced by residents and visitors.MORE NEWS: New Video Shows Woman With Red Gas Can Inside Store Before Fire At Brooklyn Yeshiva
In the Union Church of Pocantico Hills, you will find a beautiful rose window that was Matisse’s last work.