work of the Faithists did not end when Shalam was closed in 1901.
A colony was established around Denver in the early 1900s, and some
people from Shalam went to California.
It was in Los Angeles that Wing Anderson met the Faithists. He
bought the plates and the copyright for Oahspe in 1933 and
published Oahspe until his death in 1970. Under Wing's
direction, a community was established in North Salt Lake, Utah, in the
1930s. The people called themselves the Essenes of Kosmon.
for the Essenes of Kosmon
at Otis Acres
In the early 1940s, the group moved to Montrose, Colorado. That
colony closed in the 1950s.
Another colony effort was Otis Acres, established in Arizona in the
|There have been several publications which have provided news and
support over the years. The earliest was the Kosmon Pioneer
Bulletin, put out from Utah, and later Colorado. The Faithist
Journal was published in Kingman, Arizona; and the Kosmon Voice,
which was originally put out in Salt Lake City, but has moved to