Founded in 1884, Kerr City lasted little more than a decade before it was all but abandoned. With crop destroying weather in 1894 and 1895 the city could not recover. While the city still stood in the Ocala National Forest on the shore of lake Kerr, it was the very definition of a ghost town.
Fast forward to 2013: Kerr City, Population 1. Art Brennan, great grandson of Kerr City’s founder still remained. The home in which he and his wife lived was one of the original homes built in Kerr City. He stays to keep tabs on the ghost town, ensure that modern buildings stay out and the stories stay alive.