The Historical Society, Inc. of Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow

Jacob Odell HouseThe Historical Society and Museum collects, preserves, and celebrates the history of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow.

The Historical Society has been the keeper of the collective memories of the villages of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown since 1889. Our members work together to preserve the history and character of our community.

The Historical Society, Inc.
Serving Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown
One Grove Street
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Telephone 914 631-8374                           Email:

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Special Walking Tour:   Join us for our Washington Irving Birthday Tour on Sunday April 2, 2017 at 10:00 AM.  Click here for tickets.

History of Embroidery Lecture and Workshop:  March 26 at 2:00 PM

In celebration of Women’s History Month and National Craft Month, join us for a lecture and workshop about women’s needlework.  Learn about European embroidery traditions brought to America by immigrants, see amazing pieces from our collection, and learn a few stitches to use on your own creation.  Space is limited so contact the Society to reserve a spot by emailing us at  Fee of $10 for members, $15 for non-members.  All proceeds go to the society to fund collection preservation.  Workshop will be held at the Society – 1 Grove Street in Tarrytown.

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Books On Sale
Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow
Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow in the 20th Century
Available for sale at the museum. Contact us if you are interested in purchasing our books.

Historical Society in the News

Westchester Magazine – The First Families of Westchester
Historical Society Hosts New NY Bridge Talk
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Lives On
Native America Artifacts Donated to the Historical Society

100 Years Ago Today

Historical Society in Video

Comedian Kevin Meany stopped by for visit before his show on Saturday.
Kevin Meany Christmas Show 2011

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