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Ozeryovo, village

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OZERYOVO, a village in Boksitogorsk District. Located on the left bank of the Chagoda River that floods at that point forming a kind of lake (origin of the village’s name.) Population: 22. The Zabelino-Krasnaya Rechka motor road extends close to O., having access to the Novaya Ladoga-Yaroslavl route. The village emerged as an important point on the waterway from the Baltic Sea basin to the Volga and to the center of the region. 2 or 3 km west of O. there is a complex of architectural monuments: a site of the Dyakovo culture, and a group of knolls and mounds dated break of the 1st and 2nd millenniums A.D. Downstream, where the Goryun River flows into the Chagoda, there is a site and a sepulcher of the long mound culture (5th-9th cc.) In the Middle Ages, Ozeryovsky Georgiyevsky Pogost emerged. The stone church of St. George (1845-1848) on the Chagoda’s right bank has survived in O. (closed in 1934, currently under restoration); the neighboring Usadische village has a wooden church of St. Nicholas the Miracle Worker (18th c.) The icon “Nicholas with Cosmas and Damian and the Life of Nicholas” (1st half of the 14th c.) that was found there is now kept at the State Russian Museum. A monument to Alexander II was installed in O.; it was lost in the Soviet period.

S. B. Yegorov

Yegorov, Sergey Borisovich

Alexander II, Emperor

Topographical landmarks/Chagoda River, the
Topographical landmarks/Goyun River, the
Leningrad Oblast, the/Boksitogorsk District/Ozeryovo Village
Historical Toponyms/Ozeryovsky Georgiyevsky Pogost
Leningrad Oblast, the/Boksitogorsk District/Usadishche Village

Калинин М.А., Федяев А.И. Бокситогорск – Пикалево. Л.. 1983., С. 53, 59
Лихачева Л.Д. Икона «Никола в житии» из погоста Озерево // Сообщения ГРМ. Вып. Х. М., 1974, С.91-96

Subject Index
Culture of Mounds
Fortified ancient settlements
Kurgans (barrows) of the southern Ladoga Lake region.
Old Russian Kurgans (barrows)
The Church of St. George the Victorius, Great Martyr (Ozerevo Village, Boksitogorsk District)
The Culture of long burial mounds (barrows)