St. Alexander Nevsky Chapel

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St. Alexander Nevsky Chapel
Alaska Heritage Resources Survey
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St. Alexander Nevsky Chapel is located in Alaska
St. Alexander Nevsky Chapel
Location In Akutan, Akutan, Alaska
Coordinates 54°8′0″N 165°46′30″W / 54.13333°N 165.77500°W / 54.13333; -165.77500Coordinates: 54°8′0″N 165°46′30″W / 54.13333°N 165.77500°W / 54.13333; -165.77500
Area less than one acre
Built 1918
MPS Russian Orthodox Church Buildings and Sites TR
NRHP reference # 80000738[1]
AHRS # UNI-028
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 6, 1980
Designated AHRS May 18, 1973

St. Alexander Nevsky Chapel is a historic Russian Orthodox church chapel in Akutan, Alaska, United States. Now is Diocese of Alaska of the Orthodox Church in America[2]

It was built in 1918 as a replacement to an 1878 building, and used much of the same lumber. It served the Russian Orthodox community in the trading port of Akutan.[3][4]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ https://oca.org/parishes/oca-ak-akusan
  3. ^ Alfred Mongin and Father Joseph P. Kreta (June 14, 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Russian Orthodox Church Buildings and Sites Thematic Resources" (PDF). National Park Service. 
  4. ^ Alfred Mongin and Father Joseph P. Kreta (June 14, 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Sir Alexander Nevsky Chapel (AHRS SITE NO. UNI-028)" (PDF). National Park Service.  (continuation sheets from Thematic Resources document) and accompanying photo from c.1973

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