Commemorative Event

Centenary Commemoration of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Visit to New York

Centenary Commemoration of ‘Abdu'l-Bahá's Visit to New York
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Lehman Center
250 Bedford Park Blvd. West
New York City, NY

Centenary celebration of the visit to America of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, son of the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith, Bahá’u’lláh.

The celebration of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s several visits to New York in 1912 was held at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the Bronx, New York City, on Saturday June 16, 2012 from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. The program focused on the Covenant and included live music and theater as well as a talk offered by Mr. Glenford Mitchell, former member of the Universal House of Justice.

Read more about this event: “Power of the Covenant on display in New York centenary program”


The Bahá’í community of New York City also had an open house at the Bahá’í Center on June 16 and 17. On Sunday, June 17, there was a tour given of historic locations associated with ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s visit to New York in 1912. For updated information, please visit

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This is a free event supported by the National Bahá’í Fund. Bahá’ís who wish to make a donation to support the National Bahá’í Fund can do so by clicking here. Donating to the Bahá’í funds is a privilege reserved only for members of the Bahá’í Faith.