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Van Tassel Farm/Mott Tavern

The land upon which the The Landmark Condominiums sit at 18 North Broadway in Tarrytown, have a long and storied history, playing a large part in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. In the late 1600 or early 1700's to the 1770's, A modest house once stood on this land which was part of a 165... Continue Reading →

J.H.Johnston Souvenir Spoons, c.1882

J.H.Johnston & Co. was a high end silversmiths and jewelry firm, located at 17, Union Square, New York. Started in 1844, the company specialized in highly decorative silverware and novelties, including a line of souvenir spoons commemorating notable New York figures. The coffee spoons included Rip Van Winkle, Peter Stuyvesant, and a rendering of the... Continue Reading →

The Katrina Van Tassel home

Home to Katrina Van Tassel "This is where I go to school Lillie" The Landmark Condominiums today In 1896, the Village of Tarrytown tore down the old stone house belonging to the Elizabeth Van Tassel family that had inspired a scene in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Elizabeth was inspiration for Katrina Van Tassel in... Continue Reading →

LSH publication by Sleepy Hollow Press 1974

The first page of the LSH. The only existing manuscript known, property of the New York Public Library The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, copyright 1974 published by Sleepy Hollow Restorations, Inc. with Felix O.C Darley colorized illustrations. Darley was the first to illustrate The Legend of Sleepy Hollow in 1848.

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