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|1894 In the year
||Green Acre is founded by Sarah J. Farmer in the aftermath of the World Parliament of Religions. [BBRSM:104; BFA2:142–7; BW5:29; GPB261; SBBH1:125]
Two Bahá'ís are arrested and bastinadoed in Níshápúr. One dies seven days later, the other two years later. [BW18:384]
Hájí Yárí, a Bahá'í of Jewish background, is arrested and imprisoned in Hamadán. [BW18:384]
A Bahá'í in Dastjirdán, Khurásán, Áqá `Abdu'l-Vahháb Mukhtárí, is beaten and expelled from the village. [BW18:384]
Bahá'ís in Fárán, Khurásán, are beaten and Bahá'í homes are looted. [BW18:384]
|Green Acre; Eliot; Maine; USA; Níshápúr; Hamadán; Dastjirdán; Khurásán; Fárán; Khurásán
||Sarah J. Farmer; Haji Yari; Áqa `Abdu'l-Vahhab Mukhtari; World Parliament of Religions; persecution
||Green Acre Bahá'í School (Wikipedia)|
|1912 16 Aug
||`Abdu'l-Bahá journeys to Green Acre by car, arriving the same day. [239D:123; AB240]
Talk at Green Acre,
Eliot, Maine. [PUP253]
- For `Abdu'l-Bahá's activities while in Green Acre see AB240–51.
- For the story of Fred Mortensen see 239D:126–9 and AB247–51.
- See also Green Acre on the Piscataqua.
||Fred Mortensen; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
|1929 12 Aug
||Green Acre becomes a fully fledged Bahá’í summer school when the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States and Canada obtains legal title to the property. [BBD91; GAP118; GPB340; SBBH126, Green Acre]
|1929 14 Sep
||The Green Acre Trustees are appointed by the National Spiritual Assembly of the United States and Canada. [GAP118]
|2002 21 Sep
||The dedication , at the Green Acre Bahá'í School in Eliot Maine, the oldest permanent Bahá'í school in the world, of a new classroom and lecture hall designated as The Harriet and Curtis Kelsey Center, with an attendant Manny Reimer Hall. [BWNS175]
||Green Acre; Eliot; Maine
||Green Acre; Baha'i School; The Harriet and Curtis Kelsey Center; Manny Reimer Hall; oldest permanent Baha'i school in the world