Russian Sailors Buried on Mare Island (near Vallejo)
Rev. Silas RUARK
Few Orthodox Christians in the Western American Diocese know that eight Russian Orthodox sailors who died in 1863 and 1905, are buried on Mare Island (near Valejo, California). Here is a brief account of these men, who are part of Orthodox America's historical heritage.
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