St. Nicholas Orthodox Church - Eklutna, Alaska
Posted by: BruceS
N 61° 27.645 W 149° 21.700
6V E 374140 N 6816388
Quick Description: Russian Orthodox Church in Athabascan village of Eklutna, Alaska.
Location: Alaska, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2010 9:58:07 PM
Waymark Code: WM9D0A
The St. Nicholas Church was built in 1962. The construction was led by the Athabaskan Chief Mike Maxim Alex. The church replaced the 1870s building which continues to stand adjacent to the church and is used as historical museum. The church continues to have services each week. In front of the church is the cemetery with several Athabaskan spirit houses.
Type of Orthodox Church: Eastern
Type of Building: Church
Status of Building: Actively in use for worship
Date of organization: 1/1/1830
Date of building construction: 1/1/1962
Eklutna Village Rd.
Eklutna, Alaska United States
Relevant Website: [Web Link]
Associated Icons, Reliefs, art, etc.: Not listed
Diocese: Not listed
Archdiocese: Not listed
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