St. Nicholas Orthodox Church - Eklutna, Alaska
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member 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
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife
Views: 5

Long Description:
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

Address:
Eklutna Village Rd.
Eklutna, Alaska United States
99567


Relevant Website: [Web Link]

Associated Icons, Reliefs, art, etc.: Not listed

Diocese: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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