Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is an historical, yet active cemetery. Famous burials include Washington Irving, Elizabeth Arden, Andrew Carnegie, and Walter Chrysler.
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Huge and beautiful - many famous people burried here. You can take a tour at night - which is well worth it.
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Sleepy Hollow is the cemetery of numerous famous figures, including Washington Irving, whose story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is set in the adjacent Old Dutch Burying Ground. Incorporated in 1849 as Tarrytown Cemetery, it posthumously honored Irving's request that it…
Buried here are Washington Irving, Harry and Leona Helmsly, Elizabeth Arden, Andrew Carnegie, Walter Chrysler, William Rockefeller.
the resting place of numerous famous figures, including Washington Irving, whose story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is set in the adjacent Old Dutch Burying Ground.
William Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, Walter Chrysler, Elizabeth Arden, Washington Irving, and Vincent Astor are all buried here. Guided tours available in October & November.
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