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Tres Cruces is located approximately 100 km (60 miles) east of Santa Cruz, close to the railroad. It was established in 1982 mainly by settlers from [[Belize|Belize]], with several families each from [[Riva Palacios Colony (Bolivia)|Riva Palacios]] and [[Swift Current Colony (Bolivia)|Swift Current]] colonies in [[Bolivia|Bolivia]]. This [[Old Colony Mennonites|Old Colony]] group was being served by Bishop Ben Peters of the Riva Palacios colony in 1986. In 1986 the church had 285 members and the total population was 785.
 
Tres Cruces is located approximately 100 km (60 miles) east of Santa Cruz, close to the railroad. It was established in 1982 mainly by settlers from [[Belize|Belize]], with several families each from [[Riva Palacios Colony (Bolivia)|Riva Palacios]] and [[Swift Current Colony (Bolivia)|Swift Current]] colonies in [[Bolivia|Bolivia]]. This [[Old Colony Mennonites|Old Colony]] group was being served by Bishop Ben Peters of the Riva Palacios colony in 1986. In 1986 the church had 285 members and the total population was 785.
 
 
 
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Tres Cruces is located approximately 100 km (60 miles) east of Santa Cruz, close to the railroad. It was established in 1982 mainly by settlers from Belize, with several families each from Riva Palacios and Swift Current colonies in Bolivia. This Old Colony group was being served by Bishop Ben Peters of the Riva Palacios colony in 1986. In 1986 the church had 285 members and the total population was 785.


Author(s) Isbrand Hiebert
Date Published 1989


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Hiebert, Isbrand. "Tres Cruces Colony (Bolivia)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1989. Web. 4 Jul 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tres_Cruces_Colony_(Bolivia)&oldid=78274.

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Hiebert, Isbrand. (1989). Tres Cruces Colony (Bolivia). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 4 July 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tres_Cruces_Colony_(Bolivia)&oldid=78274.




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