Roy Ozmer, Hermit of Pelican Key
After the Second World War, Roy Ozmer, the man who blazed much of the original route of the Appalachian Trail south of the Peaks of Otter in Virginia, moved to Pelican Key, Florida, where he became a locally famous hermit.
FormatBlack and white photograph
Florida Memory Project: https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/74990
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Charles Barron, “Roy Ozmer, Hermit of Pelican Key,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed December 3, 2022, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/479.