The Sunnyside of Sleepy Hollow: Visiting Washington Irving’s Home

The mention of Sleepy Hollow conjures up creepy images of the Headless Horseman riding at midnight after poor, silly Ichabod Crane. But there’s a sunnier side of Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown, NY! In American Lit in college we studied, among others, Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859), who was an American author, essayist, biographer, […]

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

It was only recently that I learned that Sleepy Hollow, made famous by Washington Irving’s story, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” was a real place. So, although it’s a little out of day trip range for Marylanders — I justified the excursion and this blog with the knowledge that the Mid-Atlantic Day Trips Blog’s northern […]