Leatherman Poll (Closed May 25, 2011)
What should be done at the Leatherman's gravesite? (Select one)
- Leave his remains undisturbed. Place a new monument in a safer section of the Sparta Cemetery (69%, 356 Votes)
- Relocate his remains, perform on-site observational forensic study, but no removal of remains or taking/destruction of anatomical gifts for DNA or other testing. Add new monument (17%, 89 Votes)
- Relocate his remains, but no forensic study. Add a new monument (14%, 73 Votes)
Total Voters: 517Loading ...
Previous Leatherman Poll
Should the Old Leatherman's gravesite in Sparta Cemetery be left alone??
- Yes, let him rest in peace (81%, 404 Votes)
- No, Let's dig him up and do research on his remains (19%, 96 Votes)
Total Voters: 500Loading ...
Monthly Archives: March 2011
I recently discovered a very informative newspaper article about the “Leather Man” from June 2005. The article describes a plan to take a DNA sample from the Leatherman to help in “…solving the mystery of this anonymous man’s life”. It goes … Continue reading
One hundred and twenty-two years ago today, the “Old Leatherman” took his final rest, alone at one of his shelters in Mount Pleasant, New York.