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Letter to Ora Frost, Feb. 7, 1930

Mrs. Forrest wrote to Ora Frost at the beginning of their trip to Palestine and Transjordon (read the diary entries here). Ora was one of the first students to arrive at Haddock Inn in 1913.



Mrs. Forrest beside Car

In the early 1900’s, Mrs. Forrest could not envision how the horse and buggy would be replaced by the automobile. However, she soon became “accustomed” to the idea once she began accepting speaking engagements in cities such as Atlanta, Georgia; Greenville and Anderson, South Carolina; and Asheville, North Carolina. See the devotional that was posted […]



The Forrest's Last Car

Dr. R.A. and Evelyn Forrest purchased their last car July 28, 1953, from Tabor Motor Co., Toccoa, Georgia The car title (notice it is in Mrs. R.A. Forrest’s name) Dr. R.A. Forrest, age 72, driving his 1953 Buick



Middle East Then And Now

Middle East Then And Now

Editor’s note—The yellowed map of Iraq clipped out of newspaper was discovered in Mrs. Forrest’s Bible. We had no idea of its significance until we read the following excerpt from her weekly radio program notes dated June 1, 1941. “The home of Abram and his father Terha, was Ur of the Chaldees. How many of […]



May 15, 16, 17 & 18, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Thursday, May 15, 1930 On the Atlantic — S.S. Andania Both of us slept late this morning. It has stopped rolling for the first time since we struck the ocean. Perhaps that is the reason we did not hear the breakfast bell. The stewardess very kindly sent […]



May 11, 12, 13 & 14, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Sunday, May 11, 1930 Atlantic Ocean The Cunard Line, Steamship Andania It was very rough all night. We did not have a storm but she [the ship] is just out of dry dock and has practically no cargo, for she did not have time to load. Therefore, […]



May 10, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Saturday May 10, 1930 Glasgow, Scotland This is sailing day. Praise the Lord! We will both be so glad to get home. After breakfast, we packed our things and I wrote a few letters and cards. Richard both wrote and called his mother. Then went to see […]



May 9, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Friday, May 9, 1930 Edinburg, Scotland Had another fire this morning for it was still cold. After breakfast at 9:30, we went for a walk to the castle; from there one has a good view of the city. There were many things of interest at the castle, […]



May 8, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Thursday, May 8, 1930 London, England 6:45 a. m. This is rather early for the “Honeymoon” but we must get up and pack, for we leave England today. 10:00 a.m. Promptly the train moved out of the station and we are off to Scotland. It is more […]



May 6 & 7, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Tuesday, May 6, 1930 London, England 9:45 a.m. Breakfast. Richard went again to consult with Dr. Cochrane, and I unpacked to find all the soiled laundry. Sent his suit out to be pressed. Then did a little writing. Immediately after lunch we went to the British Museum. […]



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