The Oldest Church In New York Dates Back To The 1600s And You Need To See It
All over New York, you can find those eye-catching blue and yellow historical markers of ours that give you a greater insight into the history our state. If you’ve made a healthy habit out of crossing the Empire State’s most fascinating destinations off of your bucket list, then you’ll want to make sure that you don’t forget to check out our oldest church while you’re at it!
Founded all the way back in 1685, the Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow is an amazing piece of history to explore.
For those who don't know, this church isn't just fascinating for being solely being the oldest church in our state — it's also the church that's featured in Washington Irving's
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
Today people from not only New York, but all over the country, come to this famous town to step into one of history's most famous tales.
Inside the church, you'll see everything from stunning wooden pews, a wooden pulpit, a pipe organ in the back of the church, and more.
If you also didn't notice, the church sits on several acres of burial grounds, which happen to be the final resting place for many of the well-known characters that can be found in Irving's book.
If you've yet to visit one of our state's most famous towns, then be sure to visit Sleepy Hollow and explore the Old Dutch Church on Albany Post Road.
More than just an eerie structure, the Old Dutch Church in Sleepy Hollow holds services between the months of June and September. To find out more information about this historic church,
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