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Red Mesa, La Plata County, Colorado, is a farming district, the center of which is&nbsp;about twenty-five miles southwest of [http://www.durangogov.org/ Durango]&nbsp;, Colorado. It consists of table land known locally as the Redmesa, formerly a part of the [[Fort Lewis Indian Agency (Colorado)|Fort Lewis reservation]]. The settlement (in which the people live in a scattered condition on their respective farms) and was an outgrowth of Kline&nbsp;which is located 5 miles Northeast of Red Mesa.&nbsp;&nbsp;On 27 May&nbsp;1908 the Red Mesa Ward, San Juan Stake, Colorado was organized in a [http://books.google.com/books?id=gZztAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA833&lpg=PA833&dq=Red+Mesa,+Colorado+1908+Meetinghouse&source=bl&ots=x0JYXQuK7h&sig=58vlwHa8-7JUh5XcmyCsUXiyVBc&hl=en&ei=zm72TIr2GdK5ngew7sSjCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CBkQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=Red%20Mesa%2C%20Colorado%201908%20Meetinghouse&f=false temporary meeting place]&nbsp;by Elders Francis M. Lyman and George Albert Smith. Hyrum M. Taylor, bishop. A new meetinghouse was to be finished in the fall of 1908. (''Improvemente Era'', Volume 11, p 833.)<br>
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Red Mesa, La Plata County, Colorado, is a farming district, the center of which is&nbsp;about twenty-five miles southwest of [http://www.durangogov.org/ Durango]&nbsp;, Colorado. It consists of table land known locally as the Redmesa, formerly a part of the [[Fort Lewis Indian Agency (Colorado)|Fort Lewis reservation]]. The settlement (in which the people live in a scattered condition on their respective farms) and was an outgrowth of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kline,_Colorado Kline] which is located 5 miles Northeast of Red Mesa.&nbsp;&nbsp;On 27 May&nbsp;1908 the LDS Red Mesa Ward, San Juan Stake, Colorado was organized in a [http://books.google.com/books?id=gZztAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA833&lpg=PA833&dq=Red+Mesa,+Colorado+1908+Meetinghouse&source=bl&ots=x0JYXQuK7h&sig=58vlwHa8-7JUh5XcmyCsUXiyVBc&hl=en&ei=zm72TIr2GdK5ngew7sSjCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CBkQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=Red%20Mesa%2C%20Colorado%201908%20Meetinghouse&f=false temporary meeting place]&nbsp;by Elders Francis M. Lyman and George Albert Smith. Hyrum M. Taylor, bishop. A new meetinghouse was to be finished in the fall of 1908. (''Improvemente Era'', Volume 11, p 833.)<br>

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Red Mesa, La Plata County, Colorado, is a farming district, the center of which is about twenty-five miles southwest of Durango , Colorado. It consists of table land known locally as the Redmesa, formerly a part of the Fort Lewis reservation. The settlement (in which the people live in a scattered condition on their respective farms) and was an outgrowth of Kline which is located 5 miles Northeast of Red Mesa.  On 27 May 1908 the LDS Red Mesa Ward, San Juan Stake, Colorado was organized in a temporary meeting place by Elders Francis M. Lyman and George Albert Smith. Hyrum M. Taylor, bishop. A new meetinghouse was to be finished in the fall of 1908. (Improvemente Era, Volume 11, p 833.)