Conservation of the 17th-Century Church of the Assumption in Causeni, Phases 2-3

This project, which completes work begun under a previous Ambassadors Fund grant, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to provide the Moldovan community in eastern Moldova with a platform for discussing the importance of preserving its own heritage and identity in an ethnically diverse society. [Photo credit: U.S. Department of State]

Built in the mid‐17th century and decorated on the interior with 18th-century murals, the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Church is one of the oldest extant churches in Moldova.

Project Details

Location: Causeni, Moldova, Republic of Organiser(s): Archaeological Research Center of the Republic of Moldova (ARCRM) Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $250,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2017 Project Status: Completed
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