The Leatherman, An American Vagabond

by The Irvington Historical Society

Jon Scott Bennett, a student filmmaker pursuing a B.A. in History, will present his extraordinary documentary, The Leatherman, An American Vagabond. The film chronicles the journey and life of a man dressed in leather clothes who traveled through Connecticut and New York year after year from 1857 to 1889.

The film will be shown at the Warner Library in Tarrytown on Saturday, August 27, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Warner Library is located at 121 North Broadway, Tarrytown, NY. This program will take place in Rooms B & C on the 3rd Floor of the Library. To learn more about this program, please visit

Masks are optional. Also, the room can be cold, dress warmly.

To learn more about Jon Scott Bennett, visit