1884-1901In 1884, Shalam Colony was established on the banks of the Rio Grande near the village of Do?a Ana by John Ballou Newbrough and a group of Utopian followers called Faithists. Newbrough's "Book of Shalam" set forth a plan for gathering the outcast and orphaned children of the world and raising them to be the spiritual leaders of a new age. Shalam Colony was closed in 1901.
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|Date Added||Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 6:07pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13S E 326865 N 3584447|
|Decimal Degrees||32.38361667, -106.84055000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 23.017', W 106° 50.433'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 23' 1.02" N, 106° 50' 25.98" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5569-5697 N Valley Dr, Las Cruces NM 88007, US|
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