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Old Dutch Church and Burying Ground

Sleepy Hollow, NY
+1 914-631-4497
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Amazing church

We came here for Jonathan Kruk's rendition of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, retold in the Old Dutch... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karen M
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Phoenix, Arizona
Another awesome cemetery

If you haven't read The Legend of Sleepy Hollow before coming here, that is a must. The gravestones... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
schmayla98
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New York
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Some of the characters in Irving's Legend can be found buried in this cemetery.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for Jonathan Kruk's rendition of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, retold in the Old Dutch Church. It was such an amazing experience. The Old Dutch Church is just beautiful. Stepping into it is like stepping back in time. All around it is...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you haven't read The Legend of Sleepy Hollow before coming here, that is a must. The gravestones are all unique (some old and some new), plus there are some crypts that you can peek into. The cemetery also has a unique landscape that's perfect...More

Thank schmayla98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jonathan Kruk's rendition of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is first rate. It was great fun to listen to his dramatic and spirited performance and to watch the faces of the children in the audience, who probably had never seen anything quite like this before....More

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for the "Legend" which included both an excellent storyteller in period costume and an equally good musician also in costume. Getting to sit on these historic pews allowed us to go back in time and imagine what it was like for the...More

Thank therese l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like old buildings, go and check this area out. I'm not sure when the church is actually open but the web site states they have some activities but only on the weekend and only for a couple of hours and even then it...More

2  Thank Losassok
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We planned our visit to Sleepy Hollow to include the Old Dutch Church on Friday, 10/13 and were disappointed that we were not able to go inside. There was nobody around to give us any information other than the markers outside the door. The building...More

Thank CAdele W
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The oldest church in New York state. Kept up very well. Volunteers are very helpful and nice. They have a nice map of the cemetery, with historical information and photos. A must for this area!

Thank Kelly E
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful historic church. Well maintained. I'd suggest taking time to walk parts of the cemetary as well.

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful grounds, well maintained and lots of lovely tree lined avenues to walk through. plenty of history with some famous graves. A must see if you are stopping here.

Thank Janette W
Reviewed 11 September 2017

If you are familiar with Irving's Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow, this graveyard is a must. Beautiful Dutch church from the late 17th century and wonderful gravestones, some in 18th century Dutch. Combine your tour with the Victorian park-like Sleep Hollow Cemetery.

2  Thank C0rgiL0ver
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Patricia S
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Response from Teri K | Reviewed this property |
It is a seasonal event but the church and graveyard are open. Jonathan Kruk is the performer and has other storytelling events around NY and Westchester County. Check it out on Facebook.
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