The Legend Behind This Haunted Town Is So Creepy It Inspired A Movie
When most people hear of Sleepy Hollow, they envision the characteristic small town and accompanying Headless Horseman. But few people realize that the author of this tale, Washington Irving, used both setting and events inspired by Tarrytown, New York. Learn more about this historic small town and the fascinating events that inspired one of the most noteworthy horror stories in American literature.
Have you visited this small and historic town in New York? We’d love to hear about your experience there!
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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