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Saint Sava's Serbian Orthodox Church

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Address: Jackson, CA
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Mother church of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the United States. Features...

Mother church of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the United States. Features historic architecture.

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This church is a historical site. It is lovely when you view from the street. Graveyard in front with many, many beautiful head stones and monuments. Photographs well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Linda L
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This church is a historical site. It is lovely when you view from the street. Graveyard in front with many, many beautiful head stones and monuments. Photographs well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Our friends drove us to Jackson and the first thing of note we saw was Saint Sava's, which compelled me to jump out of the car and being photographing. I wish I could have spent a day on those grounds, but my crew were patiently waiting for me and I didn't want to be more of annoyance, so shoot. There's... More 

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Ardmore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were driving into Jackson and saw this white church on the hill surrounded by a graveyard and just had to visit since I'm a photographer. We were surprised to find it a Serbian church and graveyard. Almost every name ended in "vich" and there was even a placard that read "miner's graves" so I'm assuming they came over during... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

I live close by, and several times a year, they fire off some very loud guns, or small canons, late in the evening. It always surprises me, but doesn't bother us. I say party on!

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Jackson, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

It all started in 1995 when Belgrade iconographer was asked to paint frescoes and icons inside the church. Thirteen years later, 2008, he completed his job. Today, you don't need to go to Byzantine Europe to see this important religious and historical artwork.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

We always enjoy stopping by here to see the beautiful church and to commemorate the Serbians who were part of the history of Jackson. Most people don't know the history and it's very interesting to see some of the older graves dating back to the 19th century with names of Serbs who were still born under the Austro-Hungarian empire, before... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Beautiful building. Historical. Very nice art work.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2011

The correct name is St Sava, and this pretty little church was built in 1894. It was the first Serbian Orthodox church in the US. It sits about a half mile outside of the old part of downtown Jackson, and there is plenty of parking across the street. The church is located on a small hill and is surrounded by... More 

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