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The History of the Horseman

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Washington Irving, 1820

What do most historians believe about the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow?

A

It is only a child's story and has no truth to it.

B

He rises each night to find the person who took his head in battle.

C

The Horseman rides nightly from where he is buried to where he died in the war.

D

He is a Hessian who is out to kill anyone out past dark.