purpose of the pilgrimage is to encourage youth to dedicate themselves to
the principles held by Abraham Lincoln and our founding fathers, according
to volunteer coordinator Don Buchanan of
Pilgrimage youth participants will be primarily from
, however, young people from
counties also have registered to take part.
pilgrimage parade starts at 10 a.m. with participants walking from the
Redlands High School baseball field area, at the corner of Citrus Street
and University Avenue, traveling west on Citrus Street through downtown
Redlands to Eureka Street, turning south and heading to the Redlands Bowl
for a free historical presentation and music, beginning at about 11a.m.
a Vision a People Perish":
the opportunity to share with your young people the vision given our
country by President Abraham Lincoln! Plan to have your group in the
75th Annual Pilgrimage and visit the only Lincoln Shrine west of the
sure to check out the 2010 Lincoln Pilgrimage story that appeared in The
Redlands Daily Facts, Friday, Jan 29, 2010.
Click here for
the full story.
For a historical
perspective on past years of the Pilgrimage the following resources are
for a full copy of the 2008 Pilgrimage Press Release in "PDF" format.
For Coverage of the Lincoln Pilgrimage that appeared
in the Press-Enterprise in 2008, CLICK
HERE. A "Slide Show" from the event is available HERE