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Seminars were held at Asilomar and other locations. By the 's it was clear that a permanent facility was needed. Early meetings were held in a cottage and participants stayed in tents during the two and three week summer seminars. The first lodge was built on land at the Quaker Center in Calufornia Lomond.
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