International Forest of Friendship, June 21-23, 2002
The International Forest of Frienship is a memorial to the World History of Aviation and Aerospace and was
a gift to America in 1976 from the City of Atchison and the Ninety-Nines. Atchison, Kansas, is the birthplace of
Amelia Earhart, the first President of the Ninety-Nines, the international organization of women pilots.
More than 1200 honorees are recognized in the forest, including Amelia Earhart, Charles LIndberg, Jeanna Yeager,
Beryl Markham and Bobbi Trout. The following pictures show Bobbi Trout
among the many pilots and honorees attending the ceremony, luncheon and dinner held on June 22, 2002. Bobbi's
dear friend, and great friend of the Forest, Fay Gillis Wells, was unable to attend the festivities,
but she was not forgotten.