St. Nicholas Chapel (Seldovia, Alaska)

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Location
59°26'21"N
151°42'59"W
Country
 United States of America
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St. Nicholas Chapel (Russian: Церковь Николая Чудотворца), commonly known as Russian Orthodox Church, is a historic Russian Orthodox church in Seldovia, Alaska, United States. The church was most likely built in 1891 and replaced a log church. Now it is under Diocese of Alaska of the Orthodox Church in AmericaThe church's design features a bell tower with an octagonal, partly open belfry; the tower is topped by a tall cross. The church has a gable roof with a four-sided cupola in the middle, which is topped by another cross.The chapel was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
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