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Friends of Peace Pilgrim
A Non-Profit, Tax-Exempt, All Volunteer Organization
PO Box 2207, Shelton, CT 06484
Tel. (203)926-1581

Friends of Peace Pilgrim

Appalachian Trail Retreat

Was held September 28-30, 2012

Peace Pilgrim Retreat - Mohican Outdoor Center
Peace Pilgrim Retreat 2012

Trail photo2012 marks the 60th anniversary of Peace Pilgrim’s historic Appalachian Trail journey undertaken in the months before beginning her pilgrimage.  She was the first woman to walk the entire length of the trail in one season. 

On the weekend of September 28 to 30, 2012 Friends of Peace Pilgrim will be offering a retreat at the Appalachian Mountain Club's Mohican Outdoor Center near Delaware Water Gap in Blairstown, NJ to share an Appalachian Trail experience and learn more about Peace Pilgrim’s 1952 adventure and the message of inner and outer peace shared on her 28 year pilgrimage.  Peace Pilgrim’s sister, Helene Young, will be joining us for the weekend.

Blueberry HillAccommodations will be at the Mohican Center’s handicap-accessible Bluberry Hill lodge.  The lodge features:

  • Sleeping accommodations for up to 16 people in four bunkrooms
  • Common room with fireplace
  • Three modern bathrooms and showers
  • A full kitchen where we will prepare our meals

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Activities will include:

  • Spending time outdoors in receptive silence amidst the beauties of nature
  • Enjoying walks on the Appalachian Trail
  • Learning more about Peace Pilgrim’s Appalachian Trail experience
  • Sharing personal experiences of Peace Pilgrim in our lives
  • Studying and implementing Peace Pilgrim’s Steps Toward Inner Peace
  • Learning details of Peace Pilgrim’s early life from her sister Helene Young
  • Sharing in the preparation of healthy vegetarian meals


Learn more about Peace Pilgrim's 1952 Applachian Trail hike.

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page updated 10/02/2012