Eight Flags Over Mississippi Deer Ranch, Biloxi – Mississippi Mondays September 2, 2019

I saw this video recently on YouTube – TV’s Robin, Burt Ward is Still Doing Heroic Things! – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfJHB383hd4 (about 6:18 minutes long). I met Burt Ward, dressed as Robin many years ago. This was after the Batman TV series was over. He appeared in the early 1970s (probably 1972 or 1973) at Eight Flags Over Mississippi, which was a combination Deer Ranch (a petting zoo that included numerous other animals) and Six Gun Junction/Red Dog SaloonOld West venue, not too far from the beach in Biloxi, Mississippi. It’s no longer around as it was turned into a parking lot a long time ago. I lost the signed photo “Robin” gave me during a move. I chose the Eight Flags/Deer Ranch/Six Gun Junction/Red Dog Saloon as this week’s Mississippi Mondays post.

I briefly posted about Eight Flags back January 7, 2019 on this post – https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/01/07/things-that-are-no-more-mississippi-mondays-january-7-2019/.

Official Website: No official site (closest is the Facebook group created by former employees, see link below)

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/

Biloxi: https://www.biloxi.ms.us/Gallery/oldbiloxiphotos/biloxieightflags.html

Blog Posts by Other Bloggers:

http://andspeakingofwhich.blogspot.com/2012/07/eight-flags-deer-ranch.html

http://eightflagsbiloxi.blogspot.com/

https://gulfcoastlagniappe.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-eight-flags-of-mississippi.html (history of the eight flags)

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/8flags/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/8flags/search/?query=Burt%20Ward&epa=SEARCH_BOX

https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=eight%20flags%20deer%20ranch%20of%20biloxi%20mississippi&epa=SEARCH_BOX

Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hollywoodplace/8558860006

Foursquare: No listing located https://foursquare.com/

Google Maps: Google Maps Gulf Oaks Hospital Mississippi (Street View available; It was on the east side Debuys Road near what used to be Gulf Oaks Hospital)

GulfCoast.org: No listing located https://www.gulfcoast.org/

Historical Marker Database (HMDB): No listing located https://www.hmdb.org/

Inspirock: No listing located https://www.inspirock.com/

Instagram: No listing located https://www.instagram.com/

Mississippi Encyclopedia: No listing located https://mississippiencyclopedia.org/

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

Mississippi Land Conservation Assistance Network: No listing located https://www.mississippilandcan.org/

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

Mississippi Magazine: No listing located https://www.mismag.com/

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

Mississippi Obscura: No listing located https://mississippiobscura.com/

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/ No listing located

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/130745195406608937/?lp=true

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/538109855449861711/

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

Roadside America:  No listing located https://www.roadsideamerica.com/

Road Trippers: https://maps.roadtrippers.com/ (No listing located)

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: No listing located https://www.travelingmom.com/

Trip Advisor: No listing located https://www.tripadvisor.com/

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

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

Tumblr: No listing located  https://www.tumblr.com/

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GentleGiantsRsQ (Burt and Tracy Ward are much more active on this Twitter account)

https://twitter.com/search?q=Burt%20Ward&src=typed_query

https://twitter.com/search?q=Deer%20Ranch%20Biloxi%20Mississippi&src=typed_query (no results)

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

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

https://vimeo.com/72048900

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

VisitMississippi.org: No listing located  https://visitmississippi.org/

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

Waymarking: No listing located  http://www.waymarking.com/

Wikipedia: No listing located  https://en.wikipedia.org/

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

WLOX: No listing located https://www.wlox.com/

Yelp: No listing located https://www.yelp.com/

YouTube channel or search:No listing located  https://www.youtube.com/

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

IMDB, Wikipedia,

 

 

About ICT 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 collaborateDealspotr.com
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