New York State flag
New York State flag
Today
Today
Meher Baba arrived in New York on the S.S.Bremen, 1932. Colourized by Cherie Plumlee and courtesy of the Glow International magazine - front cover Fall 2018
Meher Baba arrived in New York on the S.S.Bremen, 1932. Colourized by Cherie Plumlee and courtesy of the Glow International magazine - front cover Fall 2018
1930s
1930s
Meher Baba arrived in New York on the S.S.Bremen, 1932.
Meher Baba arrived in New York on the S.S.Bremen, 1932.
Meher Baba on the S.S. Bremen upon arriving in New York, 1932
Meher Baba on the S.S. Bremen upon arriving in New York, 1932
Meher Baba on the S.S. Bremen upon arriving in New York, 1932
Meher Baba on the S.S. Bremen upon arriving in New York, 1932
The Statue of Liberty 1930, one year prior to Meher Baba's visit to New York - Claimed to be the 1st colour photo in America
The Statue of Liberty 1930, one year prior to Meher Baba's visit to New York - Claimed to be the 1st colour photo in America
Today
Today

This newsreel was taken in 1932 at the Harmon-on-Hudson property on the eastern side of the Hudson River north of New York City and in New York State.

Meher Baba is dictating to Meredith Starr who accompanied him from England.

The sounds of steam ships can be heard in the distance.

New York, 1932
New York, 1932
New York, 1932
New York, 1932
Idelwild Airport, NY - 1956. Meher Baba seated with Eruch Jessawala. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Idelwild Airport, NY - 1956. Meher Baba seated with Eruch Jessawala. Image captured by Anthony Zois from a film by Sufism Reoriented.
Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty

Check-out the following locations that Baba visited on his trips to New York

 

- Idlewild ( Kennedy ) Airport

- Penn Station

- Newark Airport

- Grand Central Station

- Hotel Delmonico

- Shelton Hotel

- 88 Grove Street, West Village

- Scarsdale

- Hotel Pennsylvania

- Longchamps Restaurant

- Hotel Astor

- Albert Hotel, Greenwich Village

- Radio City Music Hall

- Broadway

- Central Park

- Bronx Zoo

- Musuem of Natural History

- Roxy Theatre

- Imperial Theatre

- Manhattan House

- Harmon-on-Hudson

- Sing-Sing Prison. Ossining

 

Map of Manhattan, New York City from 1922
Map of Manhattan, New York City from 1922
Awakener ; Vol.21,No 1
Awakener ; Vol.21,No 1
Awakener ; Vol.21, No.1
Awakener ; Vol.21, No.1

Baba House in Manhatten


The Manhatten Meher Baba Group will usually have on the average of 4-6 events happening in a three month quarter Activities include readings from writings of/about Meher Baba, and Baba films or videos. On occasion we have an old Baba Lover (often someone who has meet The Beloved in physical form) come and share his or her life experiences with the group. If you live in the New York area and wish to participate, please stop in or write to the following address.

 

Please visit our WebSite for complete information.

Meher Baba House 

http://www.MeherBabaHouse.org

1958 TOUR

 

Lockheed L188 Electra Prop-Jet
Lockheed L188 Electra Prop-Jet

 

Please note that there isn't any evidence that this is the type of plane that Baba flew on. It's purely speculation that he flew either the plane above or a much earlier version - the Douglas DC4

 

 1958 : Map shows the Westward route of Meher Baba's tour to the East Coast of the U.S. Map graphics by Anthony Zois.
1958 : Map shows the Westward route of Meher Baba's tour to the East Coast of the U.S. Map graphics by Anthony Zois.

 

 

ROUTE TIMETABLE

17th May 1958

 

Arrived    :   New York City      9:30 am ( from Gander, Canada )

Departed :   New York City     10:50 am  on National Airlines flight 325   

1st stop   :   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2nd stop  :   Washington D.C.

3rd stop   :   Richmond, Virginia   

4th stop   :   New Bern, North Carolina

5th stop   :   Wilmington, North Carolina     Arrived  : 3:30pm  - then motored to Myrtle Beach

                                                                                                          along Highway 17.

Arrived    :    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

 

 1958 : Map shows the routes Meher Baba took from New York to Myrtle Beach. Map graphics by Anthony Zois.
1958 : Map shows the routes Meher Baba took from New York to Myrtle Beach. Map graphics by Anthony Zois.
Times Square
Times Square
Photo by Dan Sanford taken on 24th February 1985 at 2 pm - Courtesy of Elizabeth Giles
Photo by Dan Sanford taken on 24th February 1985 at 2 pm - Courtesy of Elizabeth Giles
The bright spot middle-left is Times Square
The bright spot middle-left is Times Square
Aerial view, courtesy of NASA.
Aerial view, courtesy of NASA.
NYC from the International Space Station by Canadian Commander, Col. Chris Hadfield, 2013
NYC from the International Space Station by Canadian Commander, Col. Chris Hadfield, 2013