Closings: Schools, churches, day-cares and businesses

Despite legends, Sleepy Hollow is a real town

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.


(FOX)-FOX's new show "Sleepy Hollow" will be bringing the scares to televisions around the country starting on Monday night. But many may not know that Sleepy Hollow is a real historical town just twenty miles north of New York City.

The quiet town along the Hudson River was made famous thanks to the haunted tales of Washington Irving. Irving was born and lived in Tarrytown, just south of Sleepy Hollow. His stories brought the world characters like Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman.

Website: SleepyHollowNY.gov

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.