Undated photo of John Guilhot, a native of France who moved to Biloxi and became known as the Hermit of Deer Island. Research shows he may have come to Biloxi with a secret past.
Undated photo of John Guilhot, a native of France who moved to Biloxi and became known as the Hermit of Deer Island. Research shows he may have come to Biloxi with a secret past. Courtesy of Biloxi Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
Undated photo of John Guilhot, a native of France who moved to Biloxi and became known as the Hermit of Deer Island. Research shows he may have come to Biloxi with a secret past. Courtesy of Biloxi Bay Area Chamber of Commerce

The Hermit of Deer Island was keeping a secret. A researcher just revealed what it was.

October 19, 2017 06:00 PM

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