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February 14, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Friday, February 14, 1930 We were up at 6:30 a.m. and everything is bustling to get breakfast over and be ready to leave the good old Aquitania. There is the coast of France and everybody is so excited. Breakfast at 7:30 was served half an hour early. […]



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 […]



Dr. and Mrs. Forrest’s Trip to Palestine, Part 2

Editor’s note: This is the second of two videos. There is no sound to the video. To start the video, click in the middle of the video box, please be patient as the video loads. To pause the video, click in the middle of the video box and click again to resume playing. Get the […]



Dr. and Mrs. Forrest's Trip to Palestine, Part 1

Editor’s note: There is no sound to the video. To start the video, click in the middle of the video box, please be patient as the video loads. To pause the video, click in the middle of the video box and click again to resume playing. Get the Flash Player to see this player. This […]



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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