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 I never think that people die.  They just go to department stores.

- Andy Warhol

Stop Sign

No Exit


One Way


Knocking on Heaven's Door

Adding insult to injury?


Tarry Here

A letter from Washington Irving addressed to Lewis Gaylord Clark, then editor of Knickerbocker Magazine, asking that the name Tarrytown Cemetery be changed to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery because it was a better name.  (Washington Irving is now buried in Sleepyhollow Cemetery - how fitting...)

Washington Irving's grave is the one with the flag

New York
27 April 1849

My Dear Clark:

I send you herewith a plan of a rural cemetery projected by some of the worthies of Tarrytown, on the woody hills adjacent to the Sleepy Hollow Church.  I have no pecuniary interest in it, yet I hope it may succeed, as it will keep that beautiful and umbrageous neighbourhood sacred from the anti-poetical and all-leveling axe.  Besides, I trust that I shall one day lay my bones there.  The projectors are plain matter-of-fact men, but are already, I believe, aware of the blunder which they have committed in naming it the “Tarrytown,” instead of the “Sleepy Hollow” Cemetery.  The latter name would have been enough of itself to secure the patronage of all desirous of sleeping quietly in their graves.

I beg you to correct this oversight, should you, as I trust you will, notice this sepulchral enterprise.

I hope as the spring opens you will accompany me in one of my brief visits to Sunnyside, when we will make another trip to Sleepy Hollow, and (thunder and lightning permitting) have a colloquy among the tombs.

Yours, very truly,
Washington Irving


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