Episode 18: Hermit of Fort Fisher – Robert Harrill

From 1955 – 1972, Robert Harrill was known as The Hermit of Fort Fisher Island, North Carolina. He spent his life inviting in strangers and teaching them about living a life free of social norms. And in the end, the strangers he welcomed in, may have killed him.

More about this episode

Watch Documentary: The Fort Fisher Hermit: The Life and Death of Robert E. Harrill

Fred Pickler 2010 Interview with WCET

Man Solves Mystery of Fort Fisher Hermit – Si Cantwell interview with Michael Edwards

Eye on Fort Fisher Hermit – Ben Stealman Star News Interview with Fred Pickler

Music Credits

Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use

Nicolai Heidlas “Letting Go” and “Beyond” Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Whitesand “Passage” Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Kevin MacLeod “Evening Fall Harp”, “Wounded”, “Atlantean Twilight”, “Dark Times”, “Nervous Piano” and “Mesmerize” Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

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