Dahlonega, Georgia
Southern Gateway to the Appalachian Trail

WAMMS Shoe Drive


Mildred Norman Ryder
Mildred Norman Ryder's 1952 AT Thru Hike
In honor of the 64th anniversay of Mildred Norman Ryder's first female thru hike of the AT in 1952, Trail Fest is partnering with Walk a Mile in My Shoes for a Community Shoe Drive. We will collect gently used shoes during the Trail Fest and donate them to local charities in Dahlonega. Mildred Norman Ryder, and her walks for peace, is the inspiration for WAMMS. WAMMS founder DonnaChristine Park, The Little Ol' Lady AND the SHOES, will be here from Arizona and at the collection booth in the park. Save those shoes you no longer wear and bring them to Trail Fest!

shoe drive

shoe drive

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Contact us at: info@dahlonegatrailfest.org  
Updated on September 1, 2016