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Location DB > Canada > Nunavut > Kugaaruk > Stone Church
Stone Church
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created by rivermyst on 4/6/2020 11:56 PM
last modified by rivermyst on 4/7/2020 12:05 AM
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An old stone church in Kugaaruk, NU (formerly Pelly Bay, NWT).
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Restoration In Progress
Accessibility: Difficult
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
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Kugaaruk, Nunavut
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  •  Hazards
  • Structural Integrity
  •  Interesting Features
    Established before the townsite was. Interesting little piece of history. Across the bay is a large crucifix made out of oil drums held together by rivets.
     Security Measures
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1941
    Closed: 0
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    A Camera that doesn't turn off at -50!
    Built in 1941 by Father Franz van de Velde, has long since fallen into disrepair. Briefly used as a museum before being deemed structurally unsound. Restorations were apparently in progress for some time, but had not been completed as of 2018.
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    Currently being restored. Possible future use as a museum.

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  • on Oct 11 20 at 14:03, Emperor Wang added this location to the delete queue
  • on Jul 10 20 at 12:32, Emperor Wang conditionally validated this location
  • on Apr 7 20 at 16:11, Emperor Wang conditionally validated this location
  • on Apr 7 20 at 0:06, rivermyst made this location available
  • on Apr 7 20 at 0:05, rivermyst updated the main picture
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