Totma-California: Celebrating Russian America Day in the Vologda backwoods
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Every year on July 26, the small town of Totma in Russia's Vologda Region celebrates Russian America Day at the same time as Fort Ross in northern California, once the southernmost outpost of the Russian empire in the Americas and founded by Totma ...
- Totma: From the Russian North to Russian America
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Now a small town off the beaten path, Totma's unique mix of architecture styles reflects its changing fortunes throughout the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Pinterest. WhatsApp. Print page ...