St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church - Huron, WI
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N 45° 07.128 W 090° 59.407
15T E 658081 N 4998112
Quick Description: Saint John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church located in the small community of Huron Wisconsin.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2008 9:13:17 AM
Waymark Code: WM3PCF
St. Johns was the first Orthodox Church in Wisconsin and was founded by Eastern Slavic immigrants, the Carpatho Russian after settling in the area in 1901. In 1906 Peter taras donated two acres of woodland for a church and cemetery. Early burials included members of the Hodowanic and Telischak families. John Telischak (picured) died Sept 13, 1911 age 23 years. Anna Hodowanic (picured) died May 1914 at rest, age 37.
Name of church or churchyard: St. John's Russian Orthodox Church
Approximate Size: Medium (51-100)
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