Raising of the Peace Flag at Green Acre, Eliot, 1926

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Raising of the Peace Flag at Green Acre, Eliot, 1926

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Sarah Farmer, as one of the founders of Green Acre in Eliot, Maine said, "In looking for an emblem we wanted something that would be a call to everbody, and fit everybody--and we felt that the Message that had been brought to the world by prophet after prophet was the message of Peace. So we have put on a large banner over our heads--PEACE." -from Bahiyyih Randall Winkler, "Sarah Jane Farmer 1847-1916". The peace flag was first raised in 1894 at the Green Acre Conferences and was thirty-six feet long with green letters on a white background. It hung on an eighty-five foot flag pole that was once a ship's mast.

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  • Title: Raising of the Peace Flag at Green Acre, Eliot, 1926
  • Creation Date: 1926
  • Subject Date: 1926
  • Location: Eliot, York County, ME
  • Media: Phototransparency
  • Object Type: Image

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Eliot Baha'i Archives
657 Goodwin Rd., Eliot, ME 03903
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