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The Place Names of Historic Sleepy Hollow & Tarrytown [New York]

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A collection of more than 350 short articles that describe the places and place names of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown, New York. These famous Hudson River villages served as the backdrop for Washington Irving's Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Even before Irving's time, the community was well known as the capture site of British spy Major John Andre, who plotted with Benedict Arnol ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Heritage Books (first published 1998)
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James Murray
Oct 07, 2015 James Murray rated it really liked it
Well documented specifics on almost everything in the area! It is purely an academic work, no narrative.
However, the info in it will come in handy, should you find yourself giving directions to the headless horseman some dark and spooky night!
John Herbert
Oct 31, 2008 John Herbert rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: students, teachers, enthusiasts
Recommended to John by: a friend
Fantastic information if you are interested in the historic Sleepy Hollow
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Henry John Steiner is the municipal historian of Sleepy Hollow, New York, and the author of books about the history of the Hudson Valley, including The Place Names of Historic Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown. He is a regular columnist for the River Journal, published in Tarrytown, New York, and a contributor to the Encyclopedia of New York State. He has lectured on historical subjects at the City Univ ...more
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