Mildred Norman Peace Pilgrim Ryder

Mildred Norman "Peace Pilgrim" Ryder

Egg Harbor City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
Death 7 Jul 1981 (aged 72)
Burial Germania, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 11365310 · View Source
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From 1953 to 1981 Mildred Norman Ryder,calling herself only "Peace Pilgrim" walked more than 25,000 miles on a personal pilgrimage for peace. She was born in 1908 on a farm in Egg Harbor City, NJ. In the summer of 1952 Mildred hiked the entire length of the 2050 mile-long Appalachian Trail and was the first woman to accomplish this. Her life was devoted to promoting peace throughout the world.

Special thanks to Millie for sponsoring Mildred's page!

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  • Created by: Kathleen Stadtmuller-Gad
  • Added: 16 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11365310
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mildred Norman "Peace Pilgrim" Ryder (18 Jul 1908–7 Jul 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11365310, citing Germania Cemetery, Germania, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Kathleen Stadtmuller-Gad (contributor 46793734) .