Sleepy Hollow and the Hudson River Valley

Everybody knows the tale, but there's a lot of truth behind the legend. An hour up the Hudson River there's another world, still steeped in early American mythology, and still bearing the marks of this earlier age.

Here's a good place to start your adventure, how Washington Irving came to write the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, in his own words, and how that world has changed, and how it hasn't since then.

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