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Monthly Archives: September 2004

Florida Everglades hermit

Not long after posting our article on Florida Everglades Hermits, the following item appears in a local Florida newspaper relating the discovery of one of the hermit’s notebooks, Al Seely’s would-be autobiography titled by him The Phoney Hermit, which is reprinted in part here. Part 1:; Part 2:; Part 3:; Part 4: […]

Michigan hermit

Bill Mattila was called the “hermit of Brockway Mountain.” There are pictures of his cabin, near Copper Harbor, Michigan, on a message board, plus several messages from people who remember him or just wanted to add a comment. URL: