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Item 16597

'Abdu'l-Baha, interpreters and women standing near the Inn at Green Acre, Eliot, 1912

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: 1912 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Item 16594

Visitors to Green Acre, Eliot, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: circa 1900 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Item 6204

Green Acre, Eliot, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: circa 1900 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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The Advent of Green Acre, A Baha'i Center of Learning

The Green Acre Baha'i School began as Green Acre Conferences, established by Sarah Jane Farmer in Eliot. She later became part of the Baha'i Faith and hosted speakers and programs that promoted peace. In 1912, the leader of the Baha'i Faith, 'Abdu'l-Baha, visited Green Acre, where hundreds saw him speak.

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

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A Focus on Trees

Maine has some 17 million acres of forest land. But even on a smaller, more local scale, trees have been an important part of the landscape. In many communities, tree-lined commercial and residential streets are a dominant feature of photographs of the communities.

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Eliot Baha'i Archives

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