“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

‘Abdu'l-Bahá and the Bahá'í Faith

Ábdu'l-Bahá and the Bahá'í Faith Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
1. Ábdu'l-Bahá and the Bahá'í Faith Marker
Inscription. 'Abdu'l-Bahá (1844-1921) visited Cleveland on His historic journeys to Europe and North America to proclaim the message of His Father, Bahá'u'liáh, Prophet-Founder of the Bahá'í Faith. Together they suffered 40 years of imprisonment and exile, which began in Persia with their support of the Bab, Bahá'u'lláh's forerunner. In 1912, following His release from prison in Palestine, Ábdu'l-Bahá toured many American cities as Bahá'u'lláh's designated successor. He spoke in Cleveland on May 6th and 7th, at the former Hotel Euclid and other sites, sharing this message: "The oneness of humankind will be a fact. The various religions shall be united, and the various races shall be known as one kind. The Orient and the Occident shall be united and the banner of international peace shall be unfurled. The world shall find peace and the equality and rights of men shall be established." Since His visit, the Bahá'í Faith has gained millions of followers, and it has been established in most countries and territories of the world.
Erected 2003 by the Ohio Bicentennial Commission and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 55-18.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Ábdu'l-Bahá and the Bahá'í Faith Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 11, 2009
2. Ábdu'l-Bahá and the Bahá'í Faith Marker
41° 30.041′ N, 81° 40.914′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is at the intersection of East 14th Street and Euclid Avenue (U.S. 20), on the left when traveling north on East 14th Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44115, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cleveland Theater District (within shouting distance of this marker); Detective Martin J. McFadden (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleveland Grays (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Those Whose Bodies Were Moved From Ontario Street Cemetry to Erie Street Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chief Joc-O-Sot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Unknown Early Settlers (approx. Ľ mile away); The Arcade (approx. half a mile away); Ohio State Bar Association (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Cleveland.
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Marker location Photo, Click for full size
By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 14, 2009
3. Marker location
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