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    A Mighty Rushing Wind A Mighty Rushing Wind

    Editor’s note: The following was written by Angela Ramage, former TFC trustee and alumni board member. When I stepped up to the window of the old dining hall to take this photo I was not expecting to feel anything other than the need to photograph the fireplace before the wrecking ball hit. Soon the old […]

    A Mighty Rushing Wind A Mighty Rushing Wind

    Editor’s note: The following was written by Angela Ramage, former TFC trustee and alumni board member. When I stepped up to the window of the old dining hall to take this photo I was not expecting to feel anything other than the need to photograph the fireplace before the wrecking ball hit. Soon the old […]

    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.

    TFC Farm Life

    Editor’s note: There is no sound to this 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 […]

    Christmas 1958

    Dear Folks, As we approach Christmas, my mind is filled with memories of things in my life, which had their beginning during this season. On Tuesday night before Thanksgiving 1898, as a teenage boy in the home of my Sunday School teacher, I accepted Christ as my personal Savior. I gave my first public Testimony […]

    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 […]

    Tent City

    “After the fire, Rev. Forrest went on his face in prayer, asking guidance, ‘How, Lord, can we house our Institute faculty and provide classroom space?’ “God provided the answer. ‘What about tents?’ “Apparently everyone was happy. It was a novel experience, of course. . . . Of these days Dr. Forrest says: ‘The students kept […]

    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

    Dear Children — Dear Children —

    Immediately following the fire that destroyed Haddock Inn on March 7, 1913, Mrs. Forrest wrote the following to the children who wrote to her faithfully and also read her column in Southern Greetings, a newspaper published by the Forrests at Toccoa Falls College. Toccoa, Ga., March 15, 1913 My Dear Children, Since our last letter […]

    The Truth about Contentment

    If you are searching for contentment in your circumstance, then you will probably spend a lifetime looking for this. There is only one source of true contentment and that is in Jesus Christ. I have talked with many people who are trying to find this very thing. They say, “If I could only have a […]

    Alumni Association Minutes [June 1, 1923]

    ALUMNI ASSOCIATION of the TOCCOA FALLS INSTITUTE MINUTES Friday, June 1, 1923 On Friday afternoon, June 1, 1923, seven of the former graduates of the Toccoa Falls Institute, met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest, to organize an Alumni Association. Mr. Forrest acted as chairman, Pro Tem, and called the meeting to order, […]