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San Juan Colony, near the city of Irapuato, Mexico, a short-lived (1924-25) colonization effort by a group of Mennonite refugees from Russia, sponsored by H. P. Krehbiel and other Mennonites of Kansas, as a well-intended but nevertheless a rival colony to the Rosario Colony.

See also Irapuato and Mennonite Colonization Board.

Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1959

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Bender, Harold S. "San Juan Colony (Guanajuato, Mexico)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 26 May 2016.,_Mexico)&oldid=93448.

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Bender, Harold S. (1959). San Juan Colony (Guanajuato, Mexico). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 May 2016, from,_Mexico)&oldid=93448.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 414. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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