Ossining Historical Society

Leatherman Exhumation - Ossining, NY - May 25, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

Wandering ‘Leatherman’ Being Reburied In Ossining

Named for his outfit of animal skins, the Leatherman made a 365-mile loop through the same towns about every month. He said little and relied on handouts for food.

05/25/2011

Leather Man Mystery May Be Uncovered

He remains a mystery in much of Westchester County and parts of Connecticut, but information behind a 19th century costumed wanderer might finally be solved.

01/22/2011