Commemorative Event

Centenary Commemoration of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Visit to Washington D.C.

Saturday, May 12, 2012
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW (@ Connecticut Ave)
Washington, DC

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 Washington DC in 1912 was held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel on Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The theme of the event was ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s vision of Race Unity.

Read more about this event: Vision of race unity placed before capital centenary attendees

Other activities were planned for the weekend of May 12 by the Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Washington DC, including a self-guided tour on Sunday, May 13 of many places visited by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá during His three visits to the nation’s capital. 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.