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First inhabited by the Weckquaesgeek Indians, the Hudson River Valley was claimed for Holland by Henry Hudson in 1609 and settled by the Dutch in the early 1620s. England gained control of the region in 1664 and joined it to its existing colony of New York. In 1693, a Dutchman who had Anglicized his name to Frederick Philipse, was awarded ... Read More »


Equally well known for its history as its beauty, the Hudson River Valley and the Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow area offers tourists and visitors much to see and do. For the active vacationer, our area offers swimming, boating, kayaking, bicycling, hiking, fishing, golf, horseback riding, skiing and much more. Our beautiful area parks, Rockefeller State Park and Kingsland Point Park, ... Read More »


The Village of Tarrytown, (by What About New York) part of the Town of Greenburgh, is a major hub of activity in central Westchester. Route 9 runs through a busy downtown area which includes Main Street and Broadway with many small specialty stores, antique shops, gourmet food shops, Jewelers, consignment shops, galleries, etc. There were many Movies Filmed in Tarrytown The Metro ... Read More »

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow is part of the Town of Mount Pleasant. Formerly “North Tarrytown” (it was officially renamed in December, 1996), Sleepy Hollow was immortalized in Washington Irving’s famous tale.  However, Sleepy Hollow is not just ghosts and goblins — it has its own fine stores, restaurants and historic treasures.  Kykuit, home to four generations of the Rockefeller family, is a major attraction. Another is ... Read More »

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