A two-week walk has started re-enacting the journey made across Indiana by the University of Notre Dame‘s founder nearly 175 years ago.
The Notre Dame Trail walk began with a ceremony Sunday evening in Vincennes, the southwestern Indiana city from which the Rev. Edward Sorin and the Holy Cross Brothersstarted their 300-mile trip to South Bend in November 1842.
About 30 people plan on making the full journey. Trail director Katherine Lane says those range from a new university graduate to an 80-year-old Holy Cross brother.
The walk with culminate Aug. 26 on the Notre Dame campus.