Place:Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, Westchester, New York, United States


NameSleepy Hollow Cemetery
Coordinates41.096°N 73.86°W
Located inSleepy Hollow, Westchester, New York, United States


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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Sleepy Hollow, New York, is the final resting place of numerous famous figures, including Washington Irving, whose story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is set in the adjacent burying ground at the Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow. Incorporated in 1849 as Tarrytown Cemetery, the site posthumously honored Irving's request that it change its name to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]


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