Founded in 1894 by Sarah Jane Farmer
. The name comes from the poet John Greenleaf Whittier, who was a friend of the Farmer family.
It is America's first Bahá’í school, in Eliot, Maine, on the banks of the Piscataqua River. Now a permanent institution, Green Acre Bahá’í School is owned and operated by the National Spiritual Assembly
of the Bahá’ís of the United States, fostering the oneness of humanity, world peace, unity of the races, equality of men and women, and other Bahá’í ideals.
Green Acre is also the home of the Badasht Academy