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(New) Elevation of the Holy Cross Russian Orthodox Church
Dedicated in 1980, the new Church of the Elevation of the Holy Cross was designed by Father Gabriel Gabrieloff, a native of the village. It is located on the adjacent hill, on the site of the 1895 “cathedral.” In its elements—a tall, cubical nave topped by a hipped roof, a large octagonal cupola over the nave, separate vestibule and sanctuary—it recalls the 1895 church, but the proportions of the plywood-covered church are not as graceful. Most notable in the new church are the icons, which probably first decorated the 1895 church. The nine-bay iconostas was
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