Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
No. Ichabod disappears from Sleepy Hollow after being rejected by her. She later married Brom.
a horse race. He said he beat the Horseman in a race, and that once he crossed a certain bridge the Horseman disappeared. Ichabod attempted to outrun the Horseman the same way, but it didn't work.
No. He pretended he was when he was safe inside a house sitting next to a fire. But once he was outside at night, everything was frightening to him.
All of these (Abraham Van Brunt, Brom Van Brunt, Brom Bones). He's known by all of these. Brom is the Dutch nickname for Abraham, his last name is Van Brunt, and he's called Brom Bones because he's so strong.
The Galloping Hessian of the Hollow. The Headless Horseman is sometimes called The Galloping Hessian of the Hollow.
Yes. He does believe in witchcraft and he knows Cotton Mather's "History of New England Witchcraft" very well.
Katrina Van Tassel. Katrina Van Tassel is the only daughter of the town's wealthiest landowner.
teacher. He taught school and he was a fair teacher so everyone liked him.
Crane. Ichabod Crane is the story's main character. I thought a simple question would be a nice way to start things off.
Connecticut. Ichabod Crane came to Sleepy Hollow from the state of Connecticut.
Major John Andre. Major John Andre was a British spy to whom Benedict Arnold was to turn over control of West Point.
Abraham Van Brunt. Abraham Van Brunt was Brom Bones' real name.
New York. The actual setting of the tale is in New York's Westchester County. The town is known officially as Sleepy Hollow, but it was known as North Tarrytown until 1996.
Cotton Mather. Ichabod Crane was interested in Mather's accounts of the Salem Witch Trials.
The American Revolutionary War. The Hessian's head was carried away by a cannonball during some nameless battle of the American Revolution.
A bowl of punch. Brom and the Hessian, according to Brom's story, raced for a bowl of punch. Brom also claimed that he beat the ghost rider.
Hans Van Ripper. Ichabod borrowed the horse from Hans Van Ripper.
Gunpowder. Daredevil was the name of Brom Bones' horse.