Church of the Holy Ascension

Church of the Holy Ascension

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The Dutch Harbor Russian Orthodox Church built in 1896. The Aleuts packed everything up and stored it before they were evacuated and interned during WWII. The most apparent legacy of the Russian occupation of these lands is the Russian Orthodox religion. These churches with their signature dome and cross stand at the center of many small communities throughout the area. #Church #Dutch_Harbor #Orthodox #Unalaska
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