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Penfield Historic Site

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Mercer Circle
Union Point, 30669

Pilgrimage to Penfield

10.16.22 | 10:00am - 7:00pm
Penfield Historic Site, Mercer Circle
Union Point, 30669
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Pilgrimage to Penfield in an integral part of the Mercer freshman experience. Penfield, which is located in rural Greene County, was the home of Mercer from 1833-1871. Since the early 1900s, Mercer students have been making the 90-mile trip from Macon to Penfield to celebrate the founding of Mercer. Today, at Penfield, students participating in the Pilgrimage will be taken to Penfield by bus, find the original University chapel, and tour the cemetery that includes the gravesites of Jesse Mercer,…

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