Tag Archives: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Wish You Were Here’s 4th anniversary

In March 1999, I met Thomas Roche, who was editing nonfiction for Gothic.Net. I pitched him a column about visiting cemeteries: on vacation, with friends, with my parents, with tour guides. My initial list of proposed columns had 42 cemeteries … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

In the spring of 2002, about this time of year, I took one of the best vacations of my life.  My husband Mason and I flew into Boston and rented a car, then we proceeded to visit 17 cemeteries in … Continue reading

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A Good Guide to the Cemeteries of New York

Permanent New Yorkers: A Biographical Guide to the Cemeteries of New York by Judi Culbertson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was the second of Culbertson and Randall’s “Permanent” series, exploring the permanent residents of Paris, California, Italy, and … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #33: The Old Dutch Burying Ground

The Old Dutch Burying Ground Albany Post Road (U.S. Route 9), one mile north of Tarrytown Sleepy Hollow, New York 10591 Telephone: (914) 631-4497 Founded: Approximately 1640, two generations prior to 1685, when the church was built. Size: 5 acres … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #17: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery 540 North Broadway Sleepy Hollow, New York 10591 Telephone: (914) 631-0081 info@sleepyhollowcemetery.org Founded: 1849 as Tarrytown Cemetery Size: 90 acres Number of interments: 45,000 Open: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8:30 … Continue reading

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