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1912 3 Jun `Abdu'l-Bahá travels to Milford, Pennsylvania. [AB208] Milford; Pennsylvania `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 4 Jun `Abdu'l-Bahá returns to New York. [AB208] New York `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 9 Jun Talk at Unitarian Church, Fifteenth Street and Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [PUP172]

Talk at Baptist Temple, Broad and Berks Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [PUP176]

PHILADELPHIA Churches; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Baptist Temple
1912 10 Jun `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Philadelphia and returns to New York, arriving the same day. [239D:88; AB211] New York Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 11 Jun Talk at Open Committee Meeting, Home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Kinney, 780 West End Avenue, New York. [PUP183]

Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP183]

Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP186]

New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Edward Kinney
1912 12 Jun Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP187] New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 15 Jun Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP189] New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 16 Jun Talk at Fourth Unitarian Church, Beverly Road, Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York. [PUP190]

Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard MacNutt, 935 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York. [PUP194]

Talk at Central Congregational Church, Hancock Street, Brooklyn, New York. [PUP197]

New York `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Churches; Howard MacNutt
1912 17 Jun Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP204] New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 18 Jun Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP205] New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 19 Jun `Abdu'l-Bahá names New York the `City of the Covenant'. [239D:93; AB22; BBD55]
  • See 239D:92–3 and DJT311–17 for a description of this event.
New York City of the Covenant; Covenant (general); `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 20 Jun Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP206] New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 21 Jun `Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in Montclair, New Jersey. [239D:97; AB221] Montclair; New Jersey `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 23 Jun Talk at Montclair, New Jersey. [PUP210] Montclair; New Jersey `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 29 Jun `Abdu'l-Bahá hosts a Unity Feast in the Evergreen Cabin at the Wilhelm properties in West Englewood, New Jersey. [239D:102; AB223, PUP213]
  • For pictures of this event see 239D:100–1.
  • Some years later, in 1953, Curtis Kelsey helped to rebuild and enlarge Evergreen Cabin, built on the spot where 'Abdu'l-Baha was host at the first Unity Feast in America. [BW15p470]
West Englewood; New Jersey Unity Feast; Roy Wilhelm; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Evergreen cabin
1912 1 Jul Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP216]
  • 'Abdu'l-Bahá spoke on the subject of poverty and the alleviation of the discrepancy between the rich and the poor.
Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP218]
New York `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; poor; poverty; rich
1912 5 Jul Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York, the home of Howard MacNutt. [PUP218]

Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP220]

On this occasion 'Abdu'l-Bahá assigned Howard the task of deepening a group of Chicago Bahá’ís on the importance of the Covenant and instructing them not to associate with Covenant-breakers. Howard failed to complete this task and continued correspondence with associates of Kheiralla. For more information see this date.

New York `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 6 Jul Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP225] New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 14 Jul Talk at All Souls Unitarian Church, Fourth Avenue and Twentieth Street, New York. [PUP228] New York `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Churches
1912 15 Jul Talk at Home of Dr. and Mrs. Florian Krug, 830 Park Avenue, New York. [PUP236] New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Florian Krug
1912 23 Jul `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves New York, arriving in Boston the same day for His second visit. [239D:117; AB233]

Talk at Hotel Victoria, corner of Newbury and Dartmouth Sts, Boston, Massachusetts. [PUP238]

  • For an interesting story about Nancy Douglas Bowditch see Wikipedia.
  • Also see The Artist's Daughter: Memoirs, 1890 - 1979 the autobiography of Nancy Douglas Bowditch.
Boston `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Hotel Victoria
1912 24 Jul Talk to Theosophical Society, The Kensington, Exeter and Boylston Streets, Boston, Massachusetts. [PUP239] Boston; MA Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Theosophical Society; The Kensington
1912 25 Jul Talk at Hotel Victoria, Boston, Massachusetts. [PUP244]

`Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Boston, arriving in Dublin, New Hampshire, the same evening. [239D:117; AB233; SBR82, APD72-73]

Dublin; New Hampshire; Boston; MA. Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Hotel Victoria
1912 26 Jul `Abdu'l-Bahá's and His companions took up residence at one of the two Parsons home in Dublin, NH, a resort area. The house in question is named "Day-Spring". [APD7376] Dublin; New Hampshire; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Agnes Parsons
1912 28 Jul `Abdu'l-Bahá's speaks at the Parsons home. [APD79-80] Dublin; New Hampshire; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 5 Aug Talk at Dublin Inn, Dublin, New Hampshire. [PUP245] Dublin; New Hampshire `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Dublin Inn
1912 6 Aug Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Parsons, Dublin, New Hampshire. [PUP247] Dublin; New Hampshire; Arthur Parsons; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
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.
Green Acre Fred Mortensen; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 17 Aug Talk at Green Acre, Eliot, Maine. [PUP261]

Talk at Green Acre, Eliot, Maine. [PUP263]

Talk at Green Acre, Eliot, Maine. [PUP264]

Talk at Green Acre, Eliot, Maine. [PUP270]

Eliot; MA; . `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Green Acre
1912 23 Aug `Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in Malden, Massachusetts, for a week-long stay, making trips to Boston and Cambridge. [239D:131; AB251–2] Malden; Massachusetts; Boston; Cambridge Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 25 Aug Talk at the New Thought Forum, Metaphysical Club, Boston, Massachusetts. [PUP276] Boston; MA New Thought Forum; Metaphysical Club; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 26 Aug Talk at Franklin Square House, Boston, Massachusetts. [PUP280] Boston; MA Franklin Square House; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 27 Aug Talk at Metaphysical Club, Boston, Massachusetts. [PUP284] Boston; MA `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Metaphysical Club
1912 29 Aug Talk at Home of Madame Morey, 34 Hillside Avenue, Malden, Massachusetts. [PUP289] Boston; MA Madame Morey; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 30 Aug `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Malden for Boston. He leaves Boston by train for Montreal, arriving at midnight. [239D:132; AB132; BW8:637]
  • He stays in Montreal for ten days, living for four nights at the Maxwell residence. [239D:132]
  • See also `Abdu'l-Bahá in Canada.
Boston; Montreal Maxwell residence; Montreal Shrine; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 1 Sep 'Abdu'l-Bahá give a talk at the Church of the Messiah, corner of Simpson and Sherbrooke Sts in Montreal. (Architects: The Maxwell Bros. Built 1907, destroyed by fire 1937) [PUP297]

Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. William Sutherland Maxwell, 716 Pine Avenue West, (now 1548 avenue des Pins, ouest) Montreal, Canada. [PUP302]

Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. William Sutherland Maxwell, 716 Pine Avenue West, (now 1548 avenue des Pins, ouest) Montreal, Canada. [PUP306]

Montreal; QC `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Churches; May Maxwell; Sutherland Maxwell
1912 2 Sep Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. William Sutherland Maxwell, 716 Pine Avenue West, (now 1548 avenue des Pins, ouest) Montreal, Canada. [PUP308] Montreal; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; May Maxwell; Sutherland Maxwell
1912 5 Sep Talk at St. James Methodist Church, 463 Saint Catherine Street, West, Montreal, Canada. [PUP312] Montreal; St. James Methodist Church; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 9 Sep `Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in Buffalo by train from Montreal. [239D:139; AB265] Montreal; Buffalo `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 12 Sep `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Buffalo for Chicago, arriving the same day. [239D:142]
  • He stays at the home of Corinne True. [239D:142; AB266]
Buffalo; Chicago Corinne True; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 15 Sep `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Chicago for Kenosha, Wisconsin. [239D:145; AB267]
  • He misses His train and tells the Bahá'ís not to be concerned over this, as there is a good reason for it; travelling on the next train they come across the wreckage of the first, which has been in a collision. [239D:145; AB267]
Chicago; Kenosha; Wisconsin `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 16 Sep Talk at Home of Mrs. Corinne True, 5338 Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. [PUP320]

`Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Chicago for Minneapolis, arriving the same night. [239D:146; AB273]

Chicago; Minneapolis `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Corinne True
1912 20 Sep Talk at Home of Mr. Albert L. Hall, 2030 Queen Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota. [PUP325]

Talk at Home of Dr. and Mrs. Clement Woolson, 870 Laurel Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota. [PUP329]

`Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Minneapolis for Omaha, Nebraska, arriving the same night. [239D:20]

  • AB279 says this was 21 September.
Omaha; Nebraska; Minneapolis; Minnesota; United States `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 21 Sep `Abdu'l-Bahá visits Lincoln, Nebraska, then leaves for Denver. [239D:151] Lincoln; Nebraska; Denver; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 23 Sep `Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in Denver in the afternoon. [239D:152; SoG221-222] Denver `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 25 Sep Talk at Second Divine Science Church, 3929 West Thirty-eighth Avenue, Denver, Colorado . [PUP337] Denver; CO `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Second Divine Science Church
1912 26 Sep `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Denver and arrives in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. [239D:158] Denver; Glenwood Springs; Colorado `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 27 Sep `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Glenwood Springs for Salt Lake City. [239D:159] New York City `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 28 Sep `Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in Salt Lake City. [239D:159] Salt Lake City `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 30 Sep Thornton Chase, the first American Bahá'í, Disciple of `Abdu'l-Bahá, passes away in California before 'Abdu'l-Bahá'í and His retinue arrive. He is buried at Inglewood. [BBD71; BFA2:XVII] California; United States Thornton Chase; Disciples of Abdul-Baha; Births and deaths; Cemeteries and graves; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 1 Oct `Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in San Francisco about midnight. [239D:165; AB286] San Francisco `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 7 Oct Talk to Japanese Young Men’s Christian Association, Japanese Independent Church, 576 Sycamore Street, Oakland, California. [PUP343] Oakland; CA Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 8 Oct `Abdu'l-Bahá speaks at Leland Stanford Junior University in Palo Alto. [239D:166 AB288, PUP348]
  • There are two thousand in the audience. [AB288]
Palo Alto Stanford Junior University; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Leland Stanford Junior University
1912 10 Oct Talk at Open Forum, San Francisco, California [PUP355] San Francisco; CA Open Forum; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 12 Oct Talk at Temple Emmanu-El, 450 Sutter Street, San Francisco, California. [PUP361, ABF408] San Francisco; CA `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Temple Emmanu-El
1912 13 or 14 Oct `Abdu'l-Bahá visits Phoebe Hearst at her estate, at her invitation. [239D:168; AB307]
  • She is estranged from the Faith because one or two individuals had tried to extort money from her but her invitation is sincere. AB307–8]
Hearst estate; California; Phoebe Hearst; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 16 Oct `Abdu'l-Bahá returns to San Francisco. [AB308] San Francisco `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 17 Oct 'Abdu'l-Bahá discovers His signet ring is missing and for the rest of His trip He signs, rather than seal, every Tablet He writes or dictates. [Historical Dictionary of the Bahá'í Faith pg. xxxvii] Oakland `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Signet ring
1912 18 Oct `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves San Francisco for Los Angeles, arriving the same day. [239D:169; AB309] Los Angeles `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 19 Oct `Abdu'l-Bahá visits the grave of Thornton Chase in Inglewood. [239D:169; AB309]
  • The purpose of His journey to Los Angeles is to visit the grave of Thornton Chase. [AB309]
Inglewood Thornton Chase; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 21 Oct `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Los Angeles for San Francisco. [AB310] Los Aneles; San Francisco `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 25 Oct `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves San Francisco for Sacramento, arriving at noon the same day. [239D:171]

Talk at Hotel Sacramento, Sacramento, California. [PUP370]

San Francisco; ; Sacramento `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Hotel Sacramento
1912 26 Oct Talk at Assembly Hall, Hotel Sacramento, Sacramento, California. [PUP376]

`Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Sacramento for Denver. [239D:172; AB316]

Sacramento; Denver `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Assembly Hall; Hotel Sacramento
1912 28 Oct `Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in Denver at midnight. [239D:175; AB316] Denver `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 30 Oct `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Denver for Chicago. [239D:175] Denver; Chicago `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 31 Oct `Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in Chicago. [239D:176]

Talk at Hotel Plaza, Chicago, Illinois. [PUP381]

Chicago `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Hotel Plaza
1912 1 Nov Talk at Home of Mrs. Corinne True, 5338 Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. [PUP383] Chicago; Corrine True; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 4 Nov `Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Chicago and arrives in Cincinnati the same day. [239D:179] Chicago; Cincinnati `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 5 Nov Talk at Grand Hotel, Cincinnati, Ohio. [PUP388]

`Abdu'l-Bahá leaves Cincinnati for Washington DC. [239D:179]

Chicago; Washington; DC `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Grand Hotel
1912 6 Nov `Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in Washington DC. [239D:179]

Talk at Universalist Church, Thirteenth and L Streets, NW, Washington, D.C. [PUP390]

Washington DC `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Churches
1912 7 Nov Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Parsons, 1700 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, D. C. [PUP397]

Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Parsons, 1700 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, D. C. [PUP400]

Washington; DC `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Arthur Parsons
1912 8 Nov Talk at Eighth Street Temple, Synagogue, Washington, D. C. [PUP411]

Washington; D. C. `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Eighth Street Temple; Synagogue
1912 9 Nov Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Parsons, 1700 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, D. C .[PUP411]

Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Parsons, 1700 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, D. C .[PUP415]

Talk at Bahá’í Banquet, Rauscher’s Hall, Washington, D. C. [PUP418]

Washington; DC `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Arthur Parsons; Rauscher’s Hall
1912 10 Nov Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Parsons, 1700 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, D. C .[PUP421]

Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hannen 1252 Eighth Street, NW, Washington, D. C. .[PUP425]

Talk at 1901 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, D. C. [PUP428]

Washington; DC `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Arthur Parsons; Joseph Hannen
1912 11 Nov `Abdu'l-Bahá travels to Baltimore by train and arrives at Camden Station at 11AM. He is accompanied by Dr. Ameen Fareed and Mirza Ahmad Sohrab (interpreters), Mirza Mahmud, Mirza 'Ali Akah, Mirza Valiollah Khan, Dr. Zia Bagdadi, and Saya Assadollah [239D:183; AB329]
  • At noon He speaks at the chapel of the Unitarian Church on the unity of religions and the oneness of God. The chapel is packed with Johns Hopkins University faculty members and many local professional men.
  • After the address he shares lunch at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Struven with more than 50 people.
  • He leaves Baltimore about 3PM and on his return to New York He passes through Philadelphia, where He meets the Bahá'ís on the train platform. ['Abdu'l-Bahá in Baltimore by Allison Vaccaro and Edward E. Bartlett]
Baltimore; Philadelphia `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 12 Nov `Abdu'l-Bahá arrives in New York at 1:00 a.m. [AB329] New York `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 15 Nov Talk at Home of Miss Juliet Thompson, 48 West Tenth Street, New York. [PUP431] New York; Juliet Thompson; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 16 Nov Talk at 309 West Seventy-eighth Street, New York. [PUP437] New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 17 Nov Talk at Genealogical Hall, 252 West Fifty-eighth Street, New York. [PUP437] New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Genealogical Hall
1912 18 Nov `Abdu'l-Bahá visits the library of J. Pierpont Morgan and inscribes his album with a blessing for his philanthropy. [239D:186–7]

Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank K. Moxey, 575 Riverside Drive, New York. [PUP422]

New York J. Pierpont Morgan; J P Morgan; J P Morgan Library; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Frank Moxey
1912 23 Nov A farewell banquet is held for `Abdu'l-Bahá at the Great Northern Hotel, 118 West Fifty-seventh Street, in New York. [239D:187; AB331, PUP447]
  • The hotel does not allow the black Bahá'ís to attend. [239D:187]
New York `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Great Northern Hotel
1912 24 Nov `Abdu'l-Bahá and the white Bahá'ís serve the black Bahá'ís at a dinner at the Kinney's. [239D:187] New York Kinney; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
1912 29 Nov Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Kinney, 780 West End Avenue, New York. [PUP449] New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Edward Kinney
1912 2 Dec Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Kinney, 780 West End Avenue, New York. [PUP452]

Talk at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Kinney, 780 West End Avenue, New York. [PUP453]

New York; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Edward Kinney
1912 4 Dec `Abdu'l-Bahá addresses His last meeting in North America with a talk to Theosophical Society, 2228 Broadway, New York. [239D:193, PUP462] New York `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Theosophical Society
1912 5 Dec `Abdu'l-Bahá sails on the S. S. Celtic from New York to Liverpool. [239D:193–4; AB337; GPB281]
  • For `Abdu'l-Bahá's final words to the Bahá'ís, spoken while on board ship, see PUP468.
  • For Ahmad Sohrab's account of the sea crossing see SW3, 16:2.
New York; Liverpool S. S. Celtic; Ahmad Sohrab; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour; Abdul-Baha, Travels of
 
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