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: Reports: JetBlue Will Keep Headquarters In Long Island City
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: New York City Councilmember 'Baffled' By Mayor's Hesitance To Mandate Masks As Delta Variant Spreads
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: Yankees Ace Gerrit Cole Tests Positive For COVID-19, Will Not Make Scheduled Start Tuesday
In the Union Church of Pocantico Hills, you will find a beautiful rose window that was Matisse’s last work.