King Ranch Hutterite Colony (Lewistown, Montana, USA)

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The King Ranch Hutterite Bruderhof near Lewistown, Montana, founded in 1935 by Preacher Joseph Stahl and several families from the Huron commune. Their population in 1947 was 65, with 25 baptized members.

Daughter colonies of King Ranch Hutterite Colony include: Ayers Ranch Hutterite Colony (Grass Range, Montana); Flat Willow Ranch Hutterite Colony (Roundup, Montana); and Surprise Creek Hutterite Colony (Stanford, Montana).

In 2012 the colony was featured in a National Geographic 10-episode television show entitled "American Colony: Meet The Hutterites." In 2017 the colony was a Dariusleut colony.

Additional Information

Location

Lewiston, Montana (coordinates: 47.055833, -109.6375 [47° 03' 21" N, 109° 38' 15" W])

Address

Box 858, Lewiston, MT 59457

Phone

406-538-9835

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
John Hofer George Hofer 2006
John Hofer George Hofer 2012
John Hofer John Hofer 2015
Marvin Hofer John Hofer 2017

​= Maps = Map:King Ranch Hutterite Colony, Lewistown, Montana


Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published December 2017


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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "King Ranch Hutterite Colony (Lewistown, Montana, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. December 2017. Web. 25 May 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=King_Ranch_Hutterite_Colony_(Lewistown,_Montana,_USA)&oldid=156185.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (December 2017). King Ranch Hutterite Colony (Lewistown, Montana, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 May 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=King_Ranch_Hutterite_Colony_(Lewistown,_Montana,_USA)&oldid=156185.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 176. All rights reserved.


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