are never too late for the Gold Rush!"
Pilgrim's Rest is situated on the
magnificent Panorama Route on the eastern Escarpment
region of the Mpumalanga province of South
Africa. The area is richly imbued with a
diversity of natural, cultural and historic
gems. The uniqueness of this historic village is
vividly evident in its museums and historic
sites. It offers the visitor a fascinating
window into the past, and captures the spirit of a
bygone era and its people in their quest for gold.
PILGRIM'S is ALIVE and WELL !
11 April 2013
Despite all the recent
REST IS OPEN
for business as usual
The Museums are dusted
All the Beds are turned down
The Shops are open and well stocked
The Pubs & Restaurants are ready to
(and the Dep. of
Public Works found their paint
GO DIG IT IN PILGRIM'S !
The entire town of Pilgrim's Rest
was declared a National Monument in 1986 as a
living memory of the early gold rush days in South
Africa during the late 1800s / early 1900s.
Since then a dedicated team of
historians, architects, curators and special
interest groups closely monitor all developments
and refurbishments in the village to maintain its
"Dig it in Pilgrims"
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