Authors Ridge

Authors Ridge in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, less than a 15-minute walk northeast of  Monument Square, is a place of pilgrimage for many Americans.

Many enthralled by Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women come to visit her grave.

Independent thinkers come to pay their respects at the rough marble boulder that belongs to Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Naturalists and conservationists leave votive offerings and pencils at the headstone of Henry David Thoreau.