Peace Pilgrim [1908-1981], born Mildred Lisette Norman, was an American pacifist, vegetarian, and peace activist. In 1952, she became the first woman to walk the entire length of the Appalachian Trail in one season. Starting on January 1, 1953, in Pasadena, California, she adopted the name "Peace Pilgrim" and walked across the United States for 28 years.
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1953-1981 "Peace Pilgrim" Mildred Lisette Norman [1908-1981].Starting on January 1, 1953, in Pasadena, California, she adopted the name "Peace Pilgrim" and walked across the USA for 28 years. M
1999-2000 Doris "Granny D" Haddock [1910-2010] was an American politician and liberal political activist from New Hampshire. Haddock achieved national fame when, between the ages of 88 and 90, starting on January 1, 1999 and culminating on February 29, 2000, she walked over 3,200 miles across the continental USA to advocate for campaign finance reform.
1981 - Grave of Peace Pilgrim, family plot, Germania Cemetery, West Moss Mill Road, Egg Harbor City, Galloway Township, Atlantic County, New Jersey (USA). Where ashes enterred. Peace Pilgrm died while walking near Knox, Indiana.
November 19, 2000 - Statue of "The Peace Pilgrim," UN University for Peace, Ciudad Colon, 30 kms southwest of San Jose (Costa Rica). By Costa Rican sculptor Fernando Calvo. See other statue in New Jersey (USA).
April 17, 2005 - Peace Dome, Peaceful Pathways Sanctuary, Copperopolis, California (USA). Off Highway 4 between Stockton and Angels Camp. "Dedicated to the promotion of peace in all its aspects: Peace in the world, Peace between groups, Peace between individuals, Peace with the environment, And that very important Inner Peace! Founder & Director Cheryl Canfield, CHT, is a wellness and life counselor, teacher of spiritual principles, author, therapeutic yoga instructor, peace proponent (inner as well as outer), nationally known inspirational speaker and workshop leader, and current President of Friends of Peace Pilgrim, co-compiler of "Peace Pilgrim: Her Life and Work in Her Own Words," and compiler & editor of "Peace Pilgrim's Wisdom."
July 12, 2005 - Peace Pilgrim Park, London Street, Egg Harbor City, New Jersey (USA). Across from the Roundhouse Museum in the hometown of "Peace Pilgrim" Mildred Lisette Norman [1908-1981]. Maintained by the Friends of Peace Pilgrim in her memory. Quotation on sign: "Overcome evit with good, falsehood with truth and hatred with love." Left image shows Peace Pilgrim's sister Helene Young with the statue of Peace Pilgrim. See other statue in Costa Rica. Click herefor more information.