Pilgrim's Rest is located on the glorious Panorama Route on the eastern Escarpment region of the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. The area is splendidlyimbued with a diversity of natural, cultural and historic gems. The rareness of this historic village is vividly manifest in its museums and historic sites. It offers the visitor a charming window into the past and captures the fortitude of a bygone era and its people in their pursuit for gold. The entire town of Pilgrim's Rest was affirmed a National Monument in 1986 as a living memory of the early gold rush days in South Africa during the late 1800s or early 1900s.