Zimenki

Zimenki was a village neighboring the Chikhachevs’ village of Dorozhaevo. Zimenki was home to one masonry church in the mid-nineteenth century, until Andrei Chikhachev helped raised funds to build a second church and a public library. The library building no longer stands.

Approaching the Zimenki churches from the road to/from Dorozhaevo

Both churches, viewed from the side

The road passing the churches

Detail of side facade

Front facade

Detail showing original placement of an icon

Back of one church, showing ruins where library was probably located