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Pilgrimage to Penfield to stay on campus

Students visit Jesse Mercer's gravesite during 2019's Pilgrimage to Penfield.
September 22, 2020

Every fall, first-year students load onto charter buses and make the “Pilgrimage to Penfield,” where students go to the site of Mercer’s founding. This year, however, new students will be attending...

SGA hosts annual Pilgrimage to Penfield event

Mercer's class of 2022 eating lunch during the Pilgrimage to Penfield. Photo by Natalie Yaeger.
October 30, 2018

Just over 500 students made the annual trip to Penfield, Ga., Oct. 21 to see the original campus of Mercer University before its relocation to Macon in 1871. This year ’s included a chapel service, speeches...

Students travel to learn Mercer’s history at annual Pilgrimage to Penfield event

Students travel to learn Mercer’s history at annual Pilgrimage to Penfield event
October 24, 2012

Since the 1900s, Mercer University students have made the annual trip to Penfield, Ga. to participate in the historic Pilgrimage to Penfield event. On Oct. 19, students participated in a cemetery tour,...

Three vehicle accident occurs returning from Penfield trip

October 24, 2012

Returning from Student Government Association’s annual Pilgrimage to Penfield event on Oct. 19, one of the eight charter buses experienced a three vehicle automobile accident. The bus was the second...

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