Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, historic home of the famed writer of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van Winkle,” is said to be haunted by Irving himself as well as his nieces, who used to take care of the home. Irving’s ghost has a reputation for pinching women, and his spectral nieces tidy up after the museum is closed for the night.
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- 3 W Sunnyside Ln
Irvington, NY 10533
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- 41.04755798623006, -73.86986286686476
- Westchester County, New York
- Nearest Towns:
- Irvington, NY (0.6 mi.)
Greenburgh, NY (1.7 mi.)
Tarrytown, NY (2.1 mi.)
Dobbs Ferry, NY (2.3 mi.)
Piermont, NY (2.5 mi.)
Elmsford, NY (2.6 mi.)
Sleepy Hollow, NY (2.7 mi.)
Grand View-on-Hudson, NY (2.9 mi.)
Ardsley, NY (2.9 mi.)
Sparkill, NY (3.2 mi.)
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