Turin, New York: Handmade Russian Orthodox Tiny Church

Built by the guy who lived next door. Colorful, fanciful, tiny -- should churches look this fun?
Address:
5131 Lee Rd, Turin, NY
Directions:
Off of Route 12 on the corner of Lee Rd and Milk House Rd. Last reports have this as not easily seen, on private property.
Hours:
Private property.
Admission:
Free.
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Handmade Russian Orthodox Tiny Church

Current owner does not support trespassing. Best to view from the road.

[A S Mielniczuk, 07/17/2014]
Handmade Russian Orthodox Church

Beautiful little building -- does not appear to be open to the public -- but you can see quite well from the (seasonal) road. There's a fence along Milkhouse Road posted with "No Trespassing" signs.

The builder's wife, in a newer home close to the road, did give us permission to look around the outside of the church. She said inside is in bad shape. On her husband: "He was a wonderful artist, but not much of an architect."

[PLS, 03/21/2009]

Greek Orthodox church.

Handmade Russian Orthodox Church

There is a small Russian Orthodox Church built by hand. The individual who built it also lived in a small house behind the structure by a waterfall. It's quite beautiful.

[Susan, 07/24/2008]

Not small enough to qualify as a tiny church, really, but it reminds us of something transplanted from a Fairyland theme park....

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