Old Elm Spring Hutterite Colony (Magrath, Alberta, Canada)

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Old Elm Spring Hutterite Colony in Magrath, Alberta, was founded in 1918 as a division from the Oldelm Springs Hutterite Colony in South Dakota. This South Dakota colony had been the original Lehrerleut colony in North America.

Daughter colonies of the Old Elm Spring Hutterite Colony include: Rock Lake Hutterite Colony (Coaldale, Alberta, Canada); Bench Hutterite Colony (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, Canada); Sand Lake Hutterite Colony (Orkney, Saskatchewan, Canada); and Wild Rose Hutterite Colony (Vulcan, Alberta, Canada).

In 2017 the Old Elm Spring Hutterite Colony was a Lehrerleut colony.

Additional Information

Location

Magrath, Alberta (coordinates: 49.310833, -112.947778 [49° 18' 39" N, 112° 56' 52" W])

Address

Box 220, Magrath, AB T0K 1J0

Switchboard Phone

403-758-6623

Managers and Ministers

Manager Minister Years
Daniel Waldner, 1950-2003 Isaac Wurz 1999
Daniel Waldner, 1950-2003 Isaac Wurz 2003
Gideon J. Kleinsasser Isaac Wurz 2004
Gideon J. Kleinsasser Isaac Wurz 2007
Gideon J. Kleinsasser George Wurz 2008
Gideon J. Kleinsasser George Wurz 2020


Author(s) Bert Friesen
Date Published August 2020

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Friesen, Bert. "Old Elm Spring Hutterite Colony (Magrath, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. August 2020. Web. 26 Sep 2021. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Old_Elm_Spring_Hutterite_Colony_(Magrath,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=169107.

APA style

Friesen, Bert. (August 2020). Old Elm Spring Hutterite Colony (Magrath, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 September 2021, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Old_Elm_Spring_Hutterite_Colony_(Magrath,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=169107.




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