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So far, we found very little information about Gospodnie Poselenie. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

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Gospodnie Poselenie was settled circa 1926.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Gospodnie Poselenie: A Doukhobor<2> Community, belonging to the Arrowwood-Shouldice Colony.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Gospodnie Poselenie, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>The Doukhobors (or Doukhabours) are a Christian sect that were persecuted in the late 1800's by the Russian government and the Russian Orthodox Church. To avoid further persecution, many of the Doukhobors sought refuge in the Canadian Provinces of British Columbia, Saskatchewan and in this case, Alberta.Once in Canada, the Doukhobors continued their communal traditions by forming Colonies, with small villages (such as Gospodnie Poselenie) forming within each Colony.


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