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St. John the Theologian Russian Orthodox Church, Perryville, Aleutian Islands, AK



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Item Title
St. John the Theologian Russian Orthodox Church, Perryville, Aleutian Islands, AK

Location
Perryville, AK

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AK-72
Significance: A number of historic Russian Orthodox churches survive in Alaska, built by Native congregations in traditional forms. Built in about 1912, the Perryville church has received several additions, reflecting a growing congregation. The gable-roofed nave is flanked by hip-roofed sanctuary and vestibule.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH SIDE AND WEST FRONT
2. NORTH SIDE
3. EAST SIDE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
4. INTERIOR, NAVE, LOOKING EAST
5. INTERIOR, NAVE, DETAIL OF ICONOSTAS, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
6. INTERIOR, NAVE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
7. INTERIOR, SANCTUARY, LOOKING SOUTHEAST AT ALTAR
INTERIOR, NAVE, DETAIL OF ICONOSTAS, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
INTERIOR, SANCTUARY, LOOKING SOUTHEAST AT ALTAR


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