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Washington Irving and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow

  • Gloucester County Library, Logan Township Branch 498 Beckett Road Logan Township, NJ, 08085 United States (map)

Neill Hartley is a convincing Washington Irving, the father of the American short story, bringing you into Irving’s world, introducing you to his work, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, the most famous short story ever written. The literary lion narrates his tale and then enters his story, becoming his alter ego, Ichabod Crane. Neill Hartley is a mesmerizing Ichabod Crane: Tall and slim like Ichabod, Neill was also born in upstate New York like Ichabod, teaches voice like Ichabod and rides horses like Ichabod. And it makes for a perfectly eerie entertaining event.

This event is sponsored by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities and is open to the public. For more information call Carolyn Oldt (856) 803-5094