World Walker Steve Newman’s 35th Anniversary Planned

A 35th anniversary event is in the planning stages by the Bethel Historical Society to happen on April 1st, 2022.

Stay tuned – the Bethel Historical Society will be commemorating the 35th anniversary of World Walker, Steve Newman’s return into Bethel after his 4-year walk around the world.

The plan is to recreate the last part of his journey from Bantam to Bethel. Steve left Bethel on April 1st, 1983 and returned on April 1st, 1987.  Did you know that a trail in East Fork State Park is named after the World Walker?

The event details will be shared  on  If you want to keep up with what is happening at the Bethel Historical Society, search for them on Facebook. They are always posting interesting historical facts and pictures.

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