Perley: The True Story of a New Hampshire Hermit
The remarkable story of The Hermit of Taylor Pond, Perley Swett
The remarkable story of The Hermit of Taylor Pond, Perley Swett, told by his granddaughter, Sheila Swett Thompson. A “must read” for those interested in local history. Includes photographs. Sheila Swett Thompson’s exhaustive research has produced a flowing narrative that paints a rich picture of life on a home farm, the events that shaped Perley’s view of the world and the forces that led him into self-imposed exile.