The Legend of The Leatherman

[This text is originally sourced and adapted from the Trailside Nature Museum’s site here.] One of the most interesting pieces of Westchester County folklore is the living legend of the Leatherman.  The true story of the Leatherman is still shrouded in mystery and controversy.  However, even though we may never know the full story of this … Read more

The Old Leather Man book by Dan DeLuca

Dan DeLuca has written a book about our esteemed Leatherman. The title is The Old Leather Man: Historical Accounts of a Connecticut and New York Legend. Contributing to the book was Dione Longley. It is published by Wesleyan University Press (ISBN 978-0-8195-6862-5). Description from the book’s website: “In 1883, wearing a sixty-pound suit sewn from … Read more