Chapel as the rain starts to drizzle in. April 17, 2014
Davidian-era house foundation footprint. April 17, 2014
At the swimming pool before the rain. April 17, 2014
Tunnel to the buried bus is collapsing inward. April 17, 2014
Walking the storm shelter foundation dividing wall. April 17, 2014
The Mount Carmel Property drive and memorial trees. April 18, 2014
Chapel on a clear spring day. April 18, 2014
South side of the chapel at the kitchen end. April 18, 2014
Foundation of the old gymnasium behind the chapel. April 18, 2014
The swimming pool has collected water and has fish and frogs in it. April 18, 2014
Looking at the silent witnesses: the telephone poles. April 18, 2014
Myself, Catherine Wessinger, and Gordon Melton by the pool. April 18, 2014
Gordon Melton and Catherine Wessinger. April 18, 2014
With Clive Doyle after the memorial. April 19, 2014
Post memorial, outside the Helen Marie Taylor Museum. Ron Goins, Clive Doyle, Sheila Martin, Catherine Wessinger, Matthew Wittmer. April 19, 2014
The Methodist Home where kids were taken during the 1993 siege.
With Sheila and Catherine.
With Phil Arnold at Homestead Heritage.
Image I made from the hand out I created that has diagrams to help visitors understand the property history. See my documents section on this site for the full PDF.
Clive Doyle talks to a group near the front of the property. June 7, 2014
Catherine Wessinger explains some of the history to visitors. June 7, 2014
Providing a tour to visiting religion scholars.
Showing visitors the inside of the chapel and the photo I had enlarged for the wall of David’s building.
The remains of the storm shelter in the summer time. April 19, 2014
In front of the chapel & Alex Norman from the University of Sydney, Austraila. June 7, 2014
With the big dogs.
With Phil Arnold, Ron, Sheila and Clive that evening. June 7, 2014
Driving with Grace in Auckland, New Zealand to Mangere Cemetery to pay our respects to Neil Vaega’s burial site. Grace is one of two sisters of Rebecca Saipa’ia who was killed at Mount Carmel in 1993. Grace has devoted a great deal of her life sharing her story about how she tried desperately to save her sister and almost perished herself at Mount Carmel. Photo August 2014
With Grace, her sister Poia, their mother, and Holly in New Zealand. Photo August 2014
Scott Sonobe in Palestine with David’s community.
Neil Vaga’s relocated grave. The headstone plate mistakenly is dated March 19, not April 19th, 1993.