Contributed by Eliot Baha'i Archives
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Sarah Jane Farmer, at the far right of this photograph, shown on board the S.S. Furst Bismark during a voyage to the Mediterranean in 1900. Other known women on this cruise were Maria P. Wilson, Elizabeth Knudson, and Josephine Locke. Sarah Farmer met 'Abdu'l-Baha in Palestine during this trip abroad. She later became a Baha'i. Her property, Green Acre in Eliot, Maine, was used during the summer months as a philosophical and spiritual retreat center, hosting dignitaries from many philosophical movements and religions.
About This Item
- Title: Sarah Jane Farmer and travel companions on the S.S. Furst Bismark, 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Eliot
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Farmer, Sarah Jane, 1847-1916--Travel
- Baha'i Faith--History
- Green Acre Baha'i School (Me.)
- Farmer, Sarah Jane, 1847-1916--Friends & associates
For more information about this item, contact:Eliot Baha'i Archives
657 Goodwin Rd., Eliot, ME 03903
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