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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1848/00/00 Washington Irving Developer Captain Jacob Storm and Washington Irving originate the idea for a new cemetery for the villages of Tarrytown and North Tarrytown. Captain Jacob Storm buys the land for the Tarrytown Cemetery in 1948.
1849/00/00 Tarrytown Cemetery officially opens.
1859/12/01 Washington Irving In Memoriam Washington Irving is buried under a simple headstone at Sleepy Hollow cemetery.
1906/04/11 Francis Pharcellus Church Died Francis Pharcellus Church dies in New York City. He is buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Mount Pleasant, New York.
1910/01/03 Darius Ogden Mills Died Darius Ogden Mills dies at his estate (lost) in Millbrae, California. Darius Ogden Mills is buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Sleepy Hollow, New York.
1919/08/14 Andrew Carnegie In Memoriam After an intimate funeral ceremony at Shadow Brook Farm, Andrew Carnegie is buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

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Particulars for Sleepy Hollow Cemetery:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Cemetery
Sight Category Historic District
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Owner Private
Landscape Style Rural Cemetery



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 21st April 2009

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Registry Address: 540 N. Broadway
Registry Number: 09000380
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 85
Contributing Buildings: 1
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Sites: 1
Contributing Structures: 17
Non-Contributing Structures: 2
Certification: Pending-listed
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape architecture, Other
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery
Significant Year: 1849, 1886, 1890
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-Function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-Function: Cemetery

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