Heaven On The Hudson

The mansions of Sleepy Hollow are legendary indeed

Author Washington Irving, railroad baron Jay Gould, and oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller may have had little in common. But each found serenity about 25 miles north of New York City, in a region known through Irving's tales as Sleepy Hollow. Indeed, the land where Irving's Ichabod Crane encountered the headless horseman sparkles in autumn, and one of the area's great pleasures is a visit to the homes of the three men--Irving's Sunnyside, Gould's Lyndhurst, and Rockefeller's Kykuit.

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