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Kansas Historic Sites

Sunset Home, Concordia, Kansas

Historic Significance:
In 1905,  a committee of Swedish Baptists in Kansas established  the Sunset Home Society for the purpose of establishing a ministry to the elderly. The actual operation began in 1907 in a large residence purchased for the purpose in Clay Center, KS. In 1911, the home was moved to Concordia. In 1921, an invitation was extended to the Kansas Baptist State Convention to share the ministry of the home with the Swedish Baptists.