MEHER BABA'S EXCLUSIVE VISISTS OF USA
SL NO VISIT DESCRIPTION
1 FIRST VISIT (6th Nov, 1931 to 5 th Dec, 1931)
6th November 1931 Meher Baba party arrived at Newyork by S.S. Roma on 6-11-1931. HE stayed at Harmon Retreat (40 miles north) till 19 th November.
15th & 16th Novembr, 1931 Jean Andreal welcomed Baba. In between 15 th & 16th stayed at Phelpes House at 88, Grove Strret.
17 th November, 1931 First American Spiritual Center for Meher Baba was opened on a 100 acre land and building at Greefield, Hill Borough Colony, New Hampshire Stateas per deed of Gardner to M. S. Irani -Schedule Vol-5 page 319 dated 17-11-1931 for a consideration of i dollar. THIs property was later returned to Gardner to clear her mortgage and debt for consideration of 10 dollars.
17 th and 19 th November, 1931 Elizabath Patterson and Nadia Tolstoy met Him on 17 th and 19 th November, Baba stayed at Manhattan.
21st Nov to 23rd November. 1931 Stayed in Vendsome Hotel at Boston r.
23rd November to 26 th November. 1931 Stayed in Astor Hotel at Newyork
26th November to 4 th Devcember 1931 Stayed at Harmon Street American Inventor , Thomas Watson, an associate of Alexander Graham Bell ( Telephones) and his wife had direct personal contact with Meher Baba at Harmon Retrat in 1931. He wanted Baba to visit America and was a medium of to sponsor this trip.
5th December, 1931 Baba left Newyork USA by S. S. Bremen Via Paris for INdia-arrived in Bombay on 1-1-1932. First American Spiritual Center for Meher Baba was opened on a 100 acre land and building at Greefield, Hill Borough Colony, New Hampshire Stateas per deed of Gardner to M. S. Irani -ScheduleVol-5 page 319 dated 17-11-1931 for a consideration of i dollar. THIs property was later returned to Gardner to clear her mortgage and debt for consideration of 10 dollars.
2 SECOND VISIT (19th May, 1932 to 4th June, 1932)
19th May 1932 Meher Baba arrived at Newyork accompnied by Adi. Jr. Behram, Chanji, Kaka and Ghani.
19th May 1932 to 23rd May 1632 Meher Baba stayed in the house of Graham and Lattice Stokes at Greenwitch Village.
21 st May 1632 Elizabeth drove her car for Meher Baba for the first time.
23rd May 1932 to 25th May 1632 Meher Baba stayed at Harmon Strret.
24th May 1632 Baba gave a pink flower TO Elizabeth and asked her to preserve it and note the date 24 th July. She kept the same carefully in her Holy Bible. 20 years later , on 24 th May 1952, Baba's car driven by Elizabeth met with an serious accident in America.
26th May 1632 Baba left for Las Angeles vis Chicago Missouri, Texas Tuscon.
29th May 1632 to 4th June 1932 Baba stayed in Los Angeles for 7 days at Jones Place , North Grover Street, Hollywood.
30th May 1632 Baba stayed Beverly Hills
31st May 1632 Baba stayed in Ppramount Studio Met Tallulah Bankhead, Charlie laugton and Gary Cooper. In The afternoon visited Fox and Universal Stidios. IN the night large reception
31st May 1632-night In the night large reception at Knicker Bocker Hotel held for 2 hours where 1000 people attanded. Baba shook hand with each person.
1st June 1632 Baba visited MGM Studio at Metro Golswyn Mayer.
1st June 1632 3rd June 1632
2nd June 1632 Baba visited Paramount Studio
3rd June 1632 Lunch at Mary Desier's place
4 th June 1632 Baba left Los Angeles by ship for Honululu and back to India via Yokahama, Kobe, Shanghai, Nanking, Singapore, Penang, colombo and reached Bombay on 15-7-1932 at 11015 p.m.
3 THIRD VISIT (12th Dec, 1934 to 12th Jan, 1935)
12th Dec, 1934 Arrived at Newyork by ship S S Majestic Baba stayed in Sherton Hotel till 15 th December.
13th Dec, 1934 Ist Public Darshan-Reception at Stokes house 88, Grover Street-200 people attende.
15th Dec, 1934 Left by train to California
18th Dec, 1934 Baba stayed in a rented house for 3 weeks in Hollywood studio visits, interviews and discourses.
8 th Jan, 1935 Stayed in San Farancisco for 2 days
12th Jan, 1935 Left for India via Hawai, Hononlulu, Shanghai, Honkong, Singapore, cioibotore, Madras and Meherazad.
4 FOURTH VISIT (20th Apr, 1952 to 31st Jul, 1952)
20th Apr, 1952 Baba and His party Mehera, Mani, Meheru, Goher, Rano and Kitty landed at Newyork indiawild Airport at 6.15 a. m. by TWA Flight and stayed in Penn Sstation Hotel.
21th Apr, 1952 Left by train at midnight and reached Florence in the afternoon and left by carto Myrtle Beach cenrter.
22th Apr, 1952 Arrived at Myrtle Beach. Stayed till 20-5-1952. ON 9-5-1652 Myrtle Beach Center was formally opened By Baba in His presene..
20th May 1952 Baba and party left Myrtle Beach with two carsat 2.30 p.m. to Meher Mount, Ojai, California for a 9 day travel by road.
24th May 1952 Baba Baba's car driven by Elizabeth Patterson left Arkansas at 4.45 a. m. after passing Prague at 10-15 a. m. BABA"S car was hit by another car and a serious accident happened. As fortold by Baba, His precious blood was spilled on American soil.
25th May 1952 to 4th June 1952
Baba and otherswho were seriosly injured and underwent treatment fir 12 days at Prague clinic by Dr. Ned Burleson.
4th June 1952 Baba and others were taken in 2 ambulances from Prague to Myrtle Beach and reached the place on 7 th June after covering a distance of 1500 miles . Baba stayed in Elizabeth's house Youpon Dunes, 8 miles away.
14 th July 1952 Baba and party left Myrtle Beach For Florence by car and by train for Newyork.
15 th July 1952 Baba and party arrived in Newyork at 8.50 a.m. and stayed for 2 weeks at the house of Kate Fens Sansdale..
31st July 1952 Left for London by PANAM flight andstayed in London for till 6th August.
6th Aug 1952 Reached Zurich, Stayed in Hedi Martin's house for convalannce till 18 th August.
18 th Aug 1952 Reached Genoa, stayed till 21st August.
21st Aug 1952 Air travel to India via Paris, Karanchi, Bombay. Arrived on 24 th august.
Note-Pillow placed under Baba;s head on 24 th May 1952after accident and drenched with His precious blood is Kept at Myrtle Beach as monmento
5 FIFTH VISIT (20th July 1956 to 7th Aug, 1956)
20th July 1956 Baba and Party arrived at Newyork Indiawild airort by Pan Am Flight from London and stayed at Hotel Delmonaco, 59th street, Park Avenue till 24 th August.
24th July 1956 to 30th July 1956 Baba and Party stayed at Myrtle Beach
30th July 1956 Baba and Party stayed in Washington for one day.
31st July 1956 Baba and Party stayed in Los Angeles till 3rd August 1956
3rd Aug,1956 Baba and Party stayed in San Fanscisco till 7th Aug 1956.
7th Aug,1956 Baba and Party Left Sans Franscisco by PAN AM flight to Sydney , Austrilia.
6 SIXTH VISIT (FINAL) (17 May, 1958 to 31st May 1958)
17th May 1958 Arrived Newyork by TWA flight at 12.10 a. m. Local flight to Wilmington -arrival at 3.30 p.m. Left by car to Myrtle Beach
17th May 1958 to 30th May 1958 Stayed at Myrtle beach
30th May 1958 Stayed at San Franscisco
31st May 1958 Left San Franscisco at 11 a. m. by Quantas Airways to Australia.