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In Years Past

August 3, 2014

In 1914, much interest, in view of the disturbed conditions of travel in Europe due to the impending war, attached to the Jamestown people who were abroad. It was extremely fortunate that a large number of the Jamestown travelers were visiting points in northern Europe, thus far removed from the scene of the conflict. Many of even the Scandinavian peninsula visitors, however, sailed on steamers whose port of sailing was in England. The state of war preparations in that country was beginning to make sailing from there extremely dubious.



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