Tag: Van Cortlandt Manor

The Crane Monument

By Lucy Brewster, Vassar College Women’s History Institute Fellow, Historic Hudson Valley, 2021 For visitors walking through the Sleepy Hollow cemetery, one memorial stands out: a tall stone monument with names engraved on each side, standing high above surrounding tombstones. While this grave site is far from the most famous in the cemetery that houses […]

The Situation of Her Writing Desk

By Morgan Graham, PhD candidate, University of Minnesota Margaretta (Happy) Rockefeller Women’s History Institute Fellow, Historic Hudson Valley, 2021 When I sit down to write a letter, I start by writing the name of my recipient. And then, with the friend I’m writing to in mind, I might tell her how I’ve spent my week, […]

Alert for Sep 17-19: Home of the Legend is Canceled Due to Storm Damage