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Amsterdam, New York: The Leather Guy Team Field Report

Wildlife Sports and Educational Museum

3747 NY-30, Amsterdam, NY
Wildlife Sports and Educational Museum. On the east side of NY-30 a quarter-mile south of its intersection with NY-29.
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The Leather Guy.

The Leather Guy

Vaguely weird, one-of-a-kind, giant leather-clad man has stood in front of various businesses for 45 years. Moved to this location in Nov. 2016. Report...
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Taking down Leather Man.

The Leather Guy

The Leather Guy, aka "Daniel Boone" in Mayfield, has been sold and moved today (10/24/2016) to the Adirondack Wildlife Museum on State Highway 30 in Vail Mills. Approximately six miles down the road.

[Bill Trojan, 10/29/2016]

The Leather Guy is reportedly undergoing some touch-ups, and should be standing at his new spot by the end of 2016.

The Leather Guy.

The Leather Guy

There is a Bunyan type statue in front of Adirondack Log Homes.

[Frank Venuti, 10/14/2011]

It's the Leather Guy, now intent on selling luxurious wood-hewn cabins instead of men's jackets.

Leather Guy.

The Leather Guy

The big man is back. We put him up on Wednesday morning. He stands a 1/4 mile south from the original location on Rt 30.

[Dan Verkleir, 08/13/2010]

Bill Trojan sent pix of the return of the Leather Guy as a roadside fixture in Mayfield.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Mountain Man StatueMountain Man Statue, Gloversville, NY - < 1 mi.
Volkstack: Beetle on a SmokestackVolkstack: Beetle on a Smokestack, Amsterdam, NY - 7 mi.
Kirk Douglas Rock and ParkKirk Douglas Rock and Park, Amsterdam, NY - 7 mi.
In the region:
The Tepee, Cherry Valley, NY - 29 mi.

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