Melanie Zimmer returns to the show as we talk about the myths, legends and lore of the Upstate New York region. We talk about Stone Giants, Little People, Mormons, and much more...
Storyteller Melanie Zimmer has written four books on New York State lore: Central New York and the Finger Lakes Myths Legends and Lore, Forgotten Tales of New York, and Curiosities of Central New York, published by The History Press. Her latest book is Curiosities of the Finger Lakes. Ms. Zimmer has been a storyteller for several decades and enjoys sharing and studying the folklore of the regions of New York State.
Melanie Zimmer has recently created the script for a legendary walking tour app of Midtown Manhattan called “Secrets of Manhattan” “Discover Midtown Manhattan and its legends; explore New York City through its tales” which is available for iPhone or Android phones through PocketGuide Inc. She is a member of the New York Folklore Society.
Her website is www.thepuppets.com.