'The Old Leatherman'
East Hartford - posted Nov, 06 2012
The Historical Society of East Hartford will hold its November business meeting on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Lion's Room downstairs in the Raymond Library. Following the meeting, the planned program for the evening is a lecture and video by author Dan DeLuca, who will talk about his research and subsequent writings on New York and Connecticut real-life legend known as "The Old Leatherman," a mysterious figure who appeared in 1856 wandering the country roads and sleeping in caves, huts and lean-to shelters, dressed in an outfit he fashioned from scraps of leather. The meeting and program are open to the public. For more information call 860-568-5188.