Old Dutch Church

  • Also Known As: Sleepy Hollow Church
  • Historically Known As: Dutch Reformed Church

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1685/00/00 Frederick Philipse Architect Construction begins
1697/00/00 Completed

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Particulars for Old Dutch Church:
Architectural Style American Colonial
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Other Description Dutch colonial
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Dutch Reformed Church
Registry Address: N edge of Tarrytown on U.S. 9
Registry Number: 66000581
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Philipse,Frederick
Architectural Style: Colonial, Other
Attribute: Dutch colonial
Area in Acres: 5
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Exploration-settlement, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1650-1699, 1700-1749
Significant Year: 1697
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (short story) Short Story Washington Irving "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is set at the Old Dutch Church, 1790.

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