Deer Island, Biloxi – Mississippi Mondays August 19, 2019

I posted this YouTube video earlier – The Best Places to Visit in Mississippi, USA – YouTube Video which included #5 Deer Island – The Best Places to Visit in Mississippi,USA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhSYZev-8H0 (around 15:40 minutes long).

Official Website: No official site; see Department of Marine Resources below for who controls the island.

The State of Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Department of Marine Resources recently took over control of the island and I am looking to see if I can find what they plan on doing with it.

Abandoned Playgrounds: No listing located https://abandonedplaygrounds.com/

The Abandoned South: https://theabandonedsouth.tumblr.com/ No listing located

Asylum Projects: http://www.asylumprojects.org/ No listing located

Atlas Obscura No listing located – https://www.atlasobscura.com/

Department of Marine Resources (Mississippi): http://www.dmr.state.ms.us/

http://www.dmr.state.ms.us/images/coastal-preserves/Coastal_Preserves_Map11x17_98dpi_update20180521.pdf (PDF)

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Deer-Island-Mississippi/137691649585228

https://www.facebook.com/1493663063984339/posts/history-of-deer-islandby-edmond-boudreauxbiloxi-diberville-pressmay-26-june-2-9-/2493734110643891/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Deer-Island-Camping/128359860699495

Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/texasbackroads/40833060095 (link shows a historical marker on Deer Island)

https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Deer%20Island%20Mississippi

Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/deer-island/526407ed498ef9cb5b202588 (several other listings for Deer Island)

Google Maps: Google Maps Deer Island, Mississippi

GulfCoast.org: https://www.gulfcoast.org/listings/deer-island-coastal-preserve/8357/

Historical Marker Database (HMDB): https://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=102183 (in Biloxi)

Inspirock: https://www.inspirock.com/united-states/biloxi/deer-island-a9407628889

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/deerislandmississippi/ 

Mississippi Encyclopedia: https://mississippiencyclopedia.org/entries/gulf-coast-geography/ (brief mention)

Mississippi Hills: No listing located http://www.mississippihills.org/

Mississippi Land Conservation Assistance Network: https://www.mississippilandcan.org/local-resources/Deer-Island-Preserve/25654

The Mississippi Link: No listing located http://themississippilink.com/

Mississippi Museums: No listing located http://mississippimuseums.org/

Mississippi Obscura: https://mississippiobscura.com/beats-doing-chores-blog/f/the-headless-pirate-of-deer-island

Mississippi Today: https://mississippitoday.org/ No listing located

Mississippi Delta Top 40: No listing located  http://msdeltatop40.com/

Miss Preservation: No listing located https://misspreservation.com/

Mysterious Universe: https://mysteriousuniverse.org/ No listing located

Only In Your State: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/mississippi/secret-paradise-awaits-you-on-deer-island-in-ms/

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/81698180711085921/

https://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=Deer%20Island%20Mississippi&rs=typed

Roads and Kingdoms: No listing located https://roadsandkingdoms.com/

Roadside America: Grave of the Hermit of Deer Island (grave is in Biloxi, not on the island): https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/46196

Road Trippers: https://maps.roadtrippers.com/us/biloxi-ms/activities/the-biloxi-shrimping-trip (brief mention)

Save My Place MS: No listing located http://www.savemyplacems.com/

Silly America: (No Mississippi locations at all) http://sillyamerica.com/

Southern Food and Beverage: No listing located https://sofab.fandom.com/

Southern Spaces: No listing located https://southernspaces.org/

This Is My South: No listing located https://www.thisismysouth.com/

Today in Mississippi: No listing located http://www.todayinmississippi.com/

Traveling Mom: (brief mention) https://www.travelingmom.com/family-vacation-destinations/southeast-destinations/cool-things-to-do-with-kids-in-biloxi/

Trip Advisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g43686-d10727040-Reviews-Deer_Island-Biloxi_Mississippi.html

TripHobo: No listing located https://www.triphobo.com/

Tripshock: No listing located   https://www.tripshock.com/

Tumblr: https://www.tumblr.com/tagged/deer-island may have to dig through as restricting it to Mississippi had no hits

Twitch channel or search: No listing located https://www.twitch.tv/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/search?q=Deer%20Island%20Mississippi&src=typed_query

Vacations Made Easy: https://www.vacationsmadeeasy.com/ No listing located

 Vimeo channel or search: No listing located https://vimeo.com/

Visit the Delta: No listing located https://visitthedelta.com/

Visit Natchez: No listing located https://www.visitnatchez.org/

Waymarking: http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMYRRV_Living_Marine_Adventure_Cruise_Biloxi_MS

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deer_Island_(Mississippi)

Not mentioned https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_Mississippi

WLOX: https://www.wlox.com/story/796219/mississippi-takes-ownership-of-deer-island/

Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/deer-island-biloxi

YouTube channel or search: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Deer+Island+Mississippi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhSYZev-8H0

Past Mississippi Mondays postshttps://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/mississippi-mondays/

 

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