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Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine

February 12 & 13, 1930

Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Wednesday, February 12, 1930 10:30 a.m. – Richard is still sound asleep. I slipped out quietly and enjoyed my hot salt bath before he awoke. 11:00 a.m. – Had breakfast together in our stateroom. Dressed and went up to our deck for a brisk walk before lunch. Called to see […]



February 10 & 11, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Monday, February 10, 1930 Slept late and feel fine. Richard went down to breakfast but I had mine served in bed. Then enjoyed a good hot salt-water bath. It was so restful and refreshing. Then a brisk walk on deck and we were both ready for lunch. […]



February 8 & 9, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Saturday, February 8, 1930 The eventful day has arrived and we have had breakfast served in our room and are on the way to the steamship by 8:30 a.m. Mary Seward the first one to appear as the taxi reached the dock. Then Elizabeth and Mr. Carlson. […]



February 6 & 7, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Thursday, February 6, 1930 What will today bring of joy or sadness? Richard had to rush away before nine to meet an appointment, and I had coffee and toast alone in my room. Purchased a Ford Station car for $750 cash. Praise the Lord! Mr. Geo. Bell […]



February 3 & 4, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine February 3, 1930 Toccoa, Georgia 3:30 p.m. The train pulled out on time with a happy crowd of students, teachers, and friends at the station waving goodbye. Reached Greenville, South Carolina 5:15 p.m. Richard sent the first telegrams back home. 6:00 p.m. Had a wonderful dinner on […]



March 16, 2009

The Ship that went to Conakry “Be strong and courageous, for you shall go with this people into the land which the Lord has sworn to their fathers to give to them” (Deuteronomy 31:7). During the Forrest’s trip around the world in 1930, Mrs. Forrest became gravely ill. She wrote in her diary that the […]



Evelyn Forrest's Trip to Palestine

Evelyn Forrest's Trip to Palestine

Editor’s note: The diary that contained the Forrest’s trip to Africa in 1930 was recently discovered and we want to share it with you now. Dr. and Mrs. Forrest left Toccoa on February 3, 1930. The diary that you have been reading each week actually follows this one. During a recent search of the archives […]



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