August 1971: An obelisk was erected on Mount Carmel

A monumental pillar, commissioned by Shoghi Effendi, designed and fashioned in Italy, and erected by the Universal House of Justice in August 1971 on the site of the Mashriqu'l-Adhkar which one day will stand on Mount Carmel. 
(‘A Basic Baha’i Dictionary’ by Wendi Momen)