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R.I.P “Ol Leathery”
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.
In The Public’s Best Interest?
One of the main reasons I originally started this site was to find out how the public felt about the idea of exhuming and studying the Old Leatherman’s remains. After three months, and extensive coverage in the local media in … Continue reading
Being Part of the Solution
A wise person once told me “Don’t complain about something unless you are willing to be part of the solution”. The “Old Leatherman” occupies a special place in the cultural fabric of dozens of communities in our region. The exhumation … Continue reading
Let’s Map His Footprints, Not His DNA
Recently, an article about exhuming the Leatherman ran on LoHud.com. The interesting thing about this article is that it is from the community where the gravesite is located. The researchers had previously stated that they haven’t heard much local opposition. … Continue reading
Interesting talk at Trumbull Historical Society
I went to Dan Deluca’s “Old Leatherman” presentation today where he shared some interesting new information about proof of the Leatherman’s presence, and shelters in Trumbull, CT. During the question and answer period, Dan was kind enough to recognize me, … Continue reading
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Q & A with the Research Team *UPDATE*
I have received detailed responses from Dr. Nick Bellantoni, CT State archaologist, to many of the questions I sent last Monday, Jan 3. His responses are thorough, and he is open to further communication. I shared with him that if … Continue reading
New Interview Posted
I was able to do a really in-depth interview with the folks over at DamnedCT.com. Please let me and/or them know what you think of it. Thanks.
The Propriety of Non-Interference: Don’t Dismantle the Man!
In the “Quoted” tab of this site, I have compiled a list of Leatherman “Quotes of the Day” in chronological order as I have entered them almost daily over on our Facebook Group page. Someone pointed out to me today that … Continue reading
Today Jan 5, in a span of just over one minute, between 5:49 and 5:51 p.m. 13 votes were cast in favor of the research project, almost doubling the # of votes in favor of digging up the Leatherman and … Continue reading
What Can You Do?, & Q&A for The Research Team
In the past 24 hours, I have updated the site with two new tabs: Activism NOW! Suggestions for what you can do to promote this cause, and take action Q and A for the Research Team This is a comprehensive … Continue reading