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Tented encampment surrounded by barrels on beach. A wooden boat lies in front of the encampment in Palestine. In September of 1866, George J. Adams led a group of Americans to start a religious community in Palestine to witness the second coming of the Messiah. Most of the followers were from Jonesport, Maine.
About This Item
- Title: Tented settlement, Jaffa, Palestine, 1866
- Creation Date: 1866
- Subject Date: 1866
- Town: Jonesport
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 13 cm x 18 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1976
- Collection: Jaffa Colony collection
- Object Type: Image
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