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Orthodox Christianity


1880

Orthodox Christians from Russia, Greece and Ottoman Empire began to settle in coalfields of West Virginia

Other events that happened on or around 1880

1892

Syrian and Lebanese immigrants founded St. George Orthodox Church in Charleston

Other events that happened on or around 1892

1895

A formal community of Orthodox Christians was founded in Bluefield

Other events that happened on or around 1895

2000

Eleven Orthodox Christian churches were listed in a church survey with 4,310 adherents

Other events that happened on or around 2000

2004

There were Orthodox communities in Beckley, Bluefield, Charleston, Clarksburg, Huntington, Morgantown, Weirton and Wheeling

Other events that happened on or around 2004


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