We have gone to Sleepy Hollow twice in the past. As the days grow shorter, I am sharing our last visit again.
For many years, after we moved back to New York, we wanted to visit Sleepy Hollow at Halloween time. It probably has to do mostly with the Disney movie version of Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
If you somehow missed this classic, Bing Crosby is the narrator of the tale and does a good job telling the story and in the process poking a bit of fun at his earlier image as a crooner in the 1930s. But it is the finale of the cartoon when the Headless Horseman pursues the hapless Ichabod Crane that really captures the essence of Halloween and the terrors of the night.
So in 2007 we made our first trip (about 4 hours from where we live) and had such a good time, we returned again five years later. In addition to many events centered around the “Headless Horseman,” Old Dutch…
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