- Name: Peace Pilgrim
- Born: 07/18/1908
- Died: 07/07/1981 (72 years old)
- Website: http://www.peacepilgrim.org
Peace Pilgrim (July 18, 1908 – July 7, 1981), born Mildred Lisette Norman, was an American spiritual teacher, mystic, pacifist, vegetarian activist 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, speaking with others about peace. She was on her seventh cross-country journey when she died.
Birth Place: Egg Harbor City, New Jersey, U.S.
Death Place: Knox, Indiana, U.S.
Peace Pilgrim quotes :
Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions.Peace Pilgrim