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Wheat Ridge Foundation.

Est. 1944 by the Walther League (see Young People's Organizations, Christian, II 3); continues work that traces its beginning to 1903, when a small group of Denver, Colorado, Luths. organized The Ev. Luth. Sanitarium Assoc. of Denver, Colorado; this assoc. was inc. 1904; it bought land May 1905 near Denver; a tent colony, or “health farm,” was dedicated September 1905 and came to be known as Wheat Ridge; from the outset it received support from the Walther League, which assumed ownership and control 1927. See also Wheat Ridge Seals.

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