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Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church. This parish was formed in 1844. A Father Nikita remodeled the old church in 1881, He was followed by a Father Nicholas. The church seen here was built in 1894 headed by Father Alexander Yaroshevich, Father Paul Shadura tended the parish until the mid twentieth centrury. He had married Katerina (from Unga), Their children were Paul, Alexander, Peter, Isaak, Tania & Madge. The house seen to the right was the home of Pauline (Wilson) and Clarence March whose children were Charlotte and Leona. Next building is Clarence's shop. Finally seen is the Paul and Elizabeth Wilson home.

Individuals

n/a

Collection

Cheechako News

Location

Mission Street, Russian Orthodox Church

Date

4/30/55

Photographer

Cheechako file photo

Image Type

B&W

Dimensions

12x9cm

Condition

Good

Identified By

M. Mullen

Date Cataloged

2002-03-04

Archive Location

KPC Anthropology Lab


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