Commemorative Event

Centenary devotional program and archives display at the Bahá’í House of Worship

Centenary devotional program and archives display at the Bahá'í House of Worship
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Bahá’í House of Worship
100 Linden Avenue
Wilmette, IL

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

An hour-long devotional program was held in honor of the 100th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the Bahá’í House of Worship for the North American Continent. The program took place on Sunday, April 29, 2012 in the auditorium of the Bahá’í House of Worship at 9:30 a.m. and repeated at 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

In addition, the following events were available throughout the day:
* Tea and socializing under a large tent near the Temple
* A special off-site bookstore at the Bahá’í Home (located at 401 Greenleaf Ave in Wilmette. Shuttle service provided.)
* A special archives exhibit in the House of Worship’s Foundation Hall, showcasing items related to this unique episode in Bahá’í history.

Read more about this event: Temple echoes with strains of a century ago

Download the Centenary Devotional Program and Archives Exhibit Program Booklet


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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.