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: (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

The Abandoned South: No listing located

Asylum Projects: No listing located

Atlas Obscura No listing located –

Department of Marine Resources (Mississippi): (PDF)

Facebook page:

Flickr: (link shows a historical marker on Deer Island)

Foursquare: (several other listings for Deer Island)

Google Maps: Google Maps Deer Island, Mississippi

Historical Marker Database (HMDB): (in Biloxi)



Mississippi Encyclopedia: (brief mention)

Mississippi Hills: No listing located

Mississippi Land Conservation Assistance Network:

The Mississippi Link: No listing located

Mississippi Museums: No listing located

Mississippi Obscura:

Mississippi Today: No listing located

Mississippi Delta Top 40: No listing located

Miss Preservation: No listing located

Mysterious Universe: No listing located

Only In Your State:


Roads and Kingdoms: No listing located

Roadside America: Grave of the Hermit of Deer Island (grave is in Biloxi, not on the island):

Road Trippers: (brief mention)

Save My Place MS: No listing located

Silly America: (No Mississippi locations at all)

Southern Food and Beverage: No listing located

Southern Spaces: No listing located

This Is My South: No listing located

Today in Mississippi: No listing located

Traveling Mom: (brief mention)

Trip Advisor:

TripHobo: No listing located

Tripshock: No listing located

Tumblr: may have to dig through as restricting it to Mississippi had no hits

Twitch channel or search: No listing located


Vacations Made Easy: No listing located

 Vimeo channel or search: No listing located

Visit the Delta: No listing located

Visit Natchez: No listing located



Not mentioned



YouTube channel or search:

Past Mississippi Mondays posts

About Wichita Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's
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