This week on the Sandusky History blog, in honor of National Poetry Month, the blogger writes of Sandusky's pioneer poet, Leonard Beatty Gurley:
"Rev. Leonard B. Gurley was a minister for over fifty years. His obituary in the March 29, 1880 Sandusky Register states that Rev. Gurley was 'full of kindness for his neighbors, he was an excellent citizen, a faithful friend and brother adviser.'"
An excerpt from one of his poems: