The Legend of The Headless Horseman

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Painting by John Quidor (1858)
The following information is intended for educational purposes only …some content may not be suitable for all audiences.

Wikipedia: The following information can be found on this site.

The Headless Horseman – Information based on European folklore and other cultures.
The Headless Horseman(Legend of Sleepy Hollow) – Information based on the fictional character from the book, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, by Washington Irving.

American Folklore – The Headless Horseman: A New York Ghost Story
Site includes a written and audio version of the story.

The Origin of the Headless Horseman: Merritt Hill and the Battle of White Plains –  Photos and information.

LibriVox: The Headless Horseman
Various Audio Versions – Written by Washington Irving
The Headless Horseman – A Strange Tale of Texas  by Thomas Mayne Reid(1818-1883) – Listen to the story, or download the book.

Grade Saver: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Study Guide – Information about the book,  book summary,character list, and glossary.

Fran’s World of Discovery: Washington Irving Research Project – Links related to the author of the Headless Horseman and Rip Van Winkle

AZ Coloring: Headless Horseman Coloring Page – Site offers a variety of pictures to print and color.

Disney Song Lyrics: The Headless Horseman – Lyrics to the song.


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