On April 5 Larry Leppert and his family will be visiting the island. Mr. Leppert is the author of recently released book about growing up on Dewees when his father was the Island manager for the Reynolds. Here’s the announcement for the event.
Book Signing and Tour of the Island
Sunday, April 5
Led by Larry Leppert
Author of Raised in the Wild
His story of growing up on Dewees Island in the 60s and early 70s
Meet at the Landings Building at 1:30 p.m. on April 5 with a fully charged golf cart.
Larry will show us his favorite crabbing spots, their swimming holes, where he and his brother played in the mud, where they found Indian relics.
He will be accompanied by his family. His father, Oscar, was the island caretaker for the Reynolds during this time. Oscar has great stories to tell also.
Light refreshments and Book Signing afterward at the Cochranes’ home on Old House Lane.
Sponsored by the Dewees Island Archives Committee.
My blog from January provides addtional information on the book and where you can buy a copy.