Huron Hutterite Colony (Huron, South Dakota, USA)

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The Huron Hutterite Bruderhof 12 miles (19.3 kilometers) northeast of Huron, South Dakota, was founded in 1906 by 10 families from the Bon Homme Bruderhof and their preacher Joseph Waldner, who was chosen to the ministry in 1905 in the Bon Homme colony. In 1911 Michael Waldner was chosen to the ministry. In 1918 the Bruderhof sold its property and migrated to Canada, founding the Huron Bruderhof in Manitoba.

In 1936 a new colony by the same name was founded as a re-formation of the abandoned colony site by part of a group from the Roseisle Hutterite Colony. The current Huron Hutterite Colony was founded in 1945 as a division from the Jamesville Hutterite Colony (Utica, South Dakota, USA).

Daughter colonies of the current Huron Hutterite Colony include: Hillside Hutterite Colony (Doland, South Dakota, USA); Fordham Hutterite Colony (Carpenter, South Dakota, USA); and Shamrock Hutterite Colony (Carpenter, South Dakota, USA).

In 2021 the Huron Hutterite Colony was a Schmiedeleut Group 2 colony.

Additional Information

Location

Huron, South Dakota (coordinates: 44.564167, -98.208889 [44˚ 33′ 51″ N, 98˚ 12′ 32″ W])

Address

40068 Huron Colony Lane, Huron, SD 57350-8001

Switchboard Phone

605-352-2799

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Alvin Waldner Corny Waldner 1999
Alvin Waldner Corny Waldner 2005
Alvin Waldner Terry Waldner 2006
Alvin Waldner Terry Waldner 2007
Marvin Wollman Terry Waldner 2008
Marvin Wollman Terry Waldner 2021


Author(s) David Decker
Bert Friesen
Date Published April 2021

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Decker, David and Bert Friesen. "Huron Hutterite Colony (Huron, South Dakota, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. April 2021. Web. 26 Sep 2021. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Huron_Hutterite_Colony_(Huron,_South_Dakota,_USA)&oldid=171274.

APA style

Decker, David and Bert Friesen. (April 2021). Huron Hutterite Colony (Huron, South Dakota, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 September 2021, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Huron_Hutterite_Colony_(Huron,_South_Dakota,_USA)&oldid=171274.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 846. All rights reserved.


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