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Turin, New York: Handmade Russian Orthodox Tiny Church

Built by the guy who lived next door. Colorful, fanciful, tiny -- should churches look this fun?

5131 Lee Rd, Turin, NY
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.
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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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