Category Archives: Biography

Two More Interesting Pilgrim’s Pioneers Whispering from the Past…

PILGRIM’S Rest is full of interesting people and places. Two of the best-known characters in the village were Claude Cogill and Michael Owen. The manager of the Graskop branch, Mac McDonald, took Barclay’s News reporters to meet them at “The … Continue reading

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Alex Patterson, The Wheelbarrow Man

Man’s greed for wealth, celebrity, and success has always been insatiable, and it is incredible to what ends he will strive, suffer or reach for, to fulfill or satisfy his passions. The Gold Strike in the Pilgrims’s Rest area, during … Continue reading

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