Russian Bishops House and its collection

Russian Bishops House
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The Russian Bishop's House ( Russian : Русский Архиерейский Дом ), once the Russian Mission Orphanage ( Russian : Российская Миссия Орфанадж ), is a historic house museum and National Historic Landmark at Lincoln and Monastery Streets in Sitka, Alaska . Built in 1841–43, this log structure is one of the oldest surviving buildings of Russian America , and was one of the centerpieces of the Russian Orthodox church's efforts to spread its influence among the natives of Alaska. It was the home and administrative center of Ivan Veniaminov , the first Bishop of Alaska, later canonized as Innocent of Alaska . The house is now a unit of Sitka National Historical Park , and is administered by the National Park Service .

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History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology

Russian Bishops House
Lincoln Street 501
AK 99835 Sitka
Alaska

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Opening hours

Monday
9:00 – 17:00
Tuesday
9:00 – 17:00
Wednesday
9:00 – 17:00
Thursday
9:00 – 17:00
Friday
9:00 – 17:00
Saturday
9:00 – 17:00
Sunday
9:00 – 17:00

Admission

0+Free

Facilities

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Location & Map

Lincoln Street 501, Sitka

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