St. John the Baptist Church (Angoon, Alaska)

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St. John the Baptist Church
Alaska Heritage Resources Survey
St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, Angoon.jpg
St. John the Baptist Church (Angoon, Alaska) is located in Alaska
St. John the Baptist Church (Angoon, Alaska)
Location On hillside north of Beaver Trail Street, Angoon, Alaska
Coordinates 57°30′13″N 134°35′14″W / 57.50355°N 134.58712°W / 57.50355; -134.58712Coordinates: 57°30′13″N 134°35′14″W / 57.50355°N 134.58712°W / 57.50355; -134.58712
Area less than one acre
Built 1929
MPS Russian Orthodox Church Buildings and Sites TR
NRHP Reference # 80004589[1]
AHRS # SIT-055
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 6, 1980
Designated AHRS May 18, 1973

The St. John the Baptist Church is a historic Russian Orthodox Church in Angoon, Alaska, United States. This modest wood-frame village church was built 1928-29, after a fire destroyed the previous church of the parish, at Killisnoo, in 1927. The main chamber is about 38 feet (12 m) long and 22 feet (6.7 m) wide, although it was originally built to a shorter length. Its gabled roof is topped by a square cupola, which is topped by an Orthodox cross. A bell tower rises from the west end above the vestibule.[2][3]

The church was listed on 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. ^ Alfred Mongin and Joseph P. Kreta (June 14, 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: St. John the Baptist Church" (PDF). National Park Service.  (This is an excerpt and addendum to larger thematic resources document) and accompanying photos
  3. ^ Alfred Mongin and Joseph P. Kreta (June 14, 1979). "National Register of Historic Places: Russian Orthodox Church Buildings and Sites in Alaska Thematic Resources" (PDF). National Park Service.