Getting To know About The Town of Tarrytown
The Legend of the Sleeping Hollow or the Tarrytown is one of the safest and incredible places to live in Westchester County. The town borders the Hudson river and around 25 miles away from Manhattan. The village is famous for its revolutionary war history, urban and suburban mix architecture and lifestyle. The town closest to Tarrytown is Tuckahoe, and both localities reside some amazing and splendid residential and official buildings, so if you need the services of kitchen remodeling in your lavish home or office, you don’t need to look far.
It takes just an hour to roam around the village of 11,000 (almost 3 times more than Shrub Oak). A downhill road on the main street gives you the imagery of old homes and historic buildings with river views. The lane leads you to the famous Metro-north train station of Tarrytown, residential developments and river facing parks. Talking about the modern architecture, the residences of Greystone or Emerald Woods and Hudson, Westchester Estates around Wilson Park, to name a few, give an imagery of urban and luxurious lifestyle in the village.
The city has some of the best of the schools in the neighbourhood. The Union free School District and The Sleepy Hollow High School serves around 3000 and 1600 kids of the Tarrytown and nearby localities of Sleepy Hollow and Pocantico Hills respectively. The Irvington Union Free School serves the youngsters of the town and the Elmsford School District administers the rest of the schoolers. All these schools are highly rated in the town.
If you are visiting Tarrytown, New York only for a couple of days, there are few places that need not to be missed.
The Tarrytown Lighthouse – Situated at the most southern side of the Hudson River is the little lighthouse with an amazing view of Mario Coumo. You may have lunch at Bridge View Tavern, or walk through the park which leads to the lighthouse, behold the splendid waters in the spotlight, the majestic trees in the surroundings etc. You may also have a family day out for a picnic there. The lighthouse was built in 1883 and it is regarded as a historic treasure of the town of Tarrytown.
Tarrytown Music Hall – The Music Hall, the oldest theatre in the Tarrytown is brick structure architected in the Queen Anne style. It is one of the finest in the entertainment industry of Tarrytown and the first one to showcase the dramas under the banner of Motion Pictures. Built in the late 19th Century, the place offers excellent acoustics and has been a home to classical and ever-green musical performances. The entertainment venue was closed in 1976 due to structural issues and was restored later. Since then it has been used in several commercials and movies by notable artists. It’s a must see not only for arts lovers but of its historical significance as well.
If you are free for a couple of hours and want to spend time at a serene place, there is no better place than Burying Ground and Old Dutch Church. The church was built in 1685 and serves as an educational venue for both children and adults alike. The place records the sacredness of the graves engraved hundreds of years ago. The best time to visit the venue is in September and October when the leaves are turning and the air is full of mystery. Another thing that attracts the visitors is the statue of a headless horseman who holds a mythical significance of bravery and endurances of the early Dutch people.