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Elsie Janis and the Manor House

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow have always had its share of celebrities such as Washington Irving, John C. Fremont, John D. and William Rockefeller, Mark Twain (for a very short period), Jay Gould,... Read more »
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When the Trolleys Ran in Tarrytown

Can you imagine taking a trip from Tarrytown’s Depot Plaza to White Plains in an electric trolley that made no noise, except for the sound of its bell, and did not pollute... Read more »
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A Brief History of Tarrytown, Part One

Situated on the eastern shore of the Hudson River, in an area called the Tappan Zee (Tappan for the Tappan Indians who once lived in what is now Rockland County, and Zee... Read more »
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A Brief History of Tarrytown, Part Two

1849 was a turning point in the history of Tarrytown as the New York & Hudson River Railroad connected New York City and Albany as it passed through Tarrytown. Read more »

How The Tarrytown Lakes Came To Be

How many of us are so busy with our lives that we see how fast we can negotiate the curves around the Tarrytown Lakes as we hurry to get home? I was... Read more »

A Brief History of Tarrytown, Part Three

In 1901, Music Hall was one of the first theaters to show motion pictures. Presidents Roosevelt, Taft and Wilson have made appearances there. The acoustics are considered phenomenal and artists such as... Read more »