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Susanino, settlement

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SUSANINO, a settlement in Gatchina District. Population: 2200. Located at the railway station of the same name of the St. Petersburg-Oredezh branch. The settlement appeared in the early 1900s in the place of Malaya Kovshovka village, when local peasant Pyotr Liukonen purchased the adjacent land as his property and subdivided it into dacha plots. 500 permanent residents lived there in 1913, with 600 dacha residents staying in summer. The name was given to the settlement and the railway station in 1914, in memory of I. O. Susanin, national hero of the Time of Trouble, upon request of local residents. The settlement has a culture center and a library. The stone church of the icon of Our Lady of Kazan is active (1908-10, arch. B. N. Basin; was closed in 1939-41.) In 1983-95, God’s fool Lyubushka of Susanino lived in S.

A. Y. Chistyakov

Chistyakov, Anton Yuryevich

Basin, Boris Nikolayevich
Liukonen, Pyotr
Lyubushka Susaninskaya (Lyubov Ivanovna Lazareva), the Blessed
Susanin, Ivan Osipovich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District
Historical Toponyms/Malaya Kovshovka, Village

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Susanino House of Culture
Susanino Rural Library, the
The Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God (Susanino Village, Gatchina District)