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Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine

May 2, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Friday, May 2, 1930 Paris, France Hotel Edward VII. It is so good not to have to get up early. Had breakfast in our room. Then Richard went out to have his shoes mended, film developed, see about our tickets home and to London tomorrow. After lunch […]



May 1, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Thursday, May 1, 1930 On the train between Rome and Paris 6:00 a.m. Had to change trains at Milan. The Paris train was certainly crowded. I sat on a little seat in the aisle and watched the baggage after the train had started, while Richard hunted seats. […]



April 30, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Wednesday, April 30, 1930 Rome, Italy Ordered a taxi this morning, for there are three special things we must see. The Vatican Museum is the first on the list, hundreds of people were already pouring into it when we arrived. It is far beyond anything I have […]



April 29, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Tuesday, April 29, 1930 Rome, Italy We “must see Rome also.” Richard is feeling better this morning although his head still aches. Had breakfast in our room and left Naples at 9:30 a.m. The country is quite different from what I expected, many mountains and tunnels, long […]



April 27 & 28, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Sunday, April 27, 1930 Naples, Italy 5:40 a.m. So glad to get up early for we are near Italy and expect to reach Naples by 7:30 a.m. A heavy fog retarded our progress and we did not land until after eight. Through customs without any trouble and […]



April 23 & 24, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Wednesday, April 23, 1930 Jerusalem Just one week since we arrived in Jerusalem and now we must leave. 5:30 a. m.—breakfast and all the family were present to see us off, even baby Richard. Bag and luggage—we drove in a comfortable sedan car to visit, five Jewish […]



April 22, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Tuesday April 22, 1930 Jersalem Up a little before five and breakfast was announced at 5:30. At 6 a. m., we started for the Sea of Galilee. Miss Butterfield, Dad, and I are in an open touring car. I wore my winter coat, and we had two […]



April 21, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Monday April 21, 1930 Beer-Sheba 6:00 a.m. Up and almost ready for breakfast, started home twenty minutes past seven. Aside from the cold it was a wonderful drive home through the fields of waving, golden wheat and barley. The hired hands are busy reaping in the ancient […]



April 20, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Sunday April 20, 1930 Easter — Jerusalem Awake at daylight on this most important day of our trip. (5:30 a. m.) Up and ready to start for the service in the Garden Tomb. (7:00 a.m.) Mr. Smalley conducted the service and Richard gave the message. He spoke […]



April 19, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Saturday, April 19, 1930 Jerusalem We both dressed for breakfast this morning but I rested and straightened out our clothes. Richard and Miss Butterfield visited the Temple area, including the Mosque of Omar the Mosque of Aksa and Solomon’s stables and was introduced to the head of […]



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