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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ukrainian People’s Home of Ivan Franko (Angusville, RM of Riding Mountain West)

This social hall at Angusville in the Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West, a municipally-designated historic site as of 1992, was built in 1934 by members of the Ukrainian National Home Society. It is rare in featuring three “banyas” or onion domes as part of its design. It also has a hand-painted curtain, unique stage and viewing balcony, bronze sculpture of Taras Shevchenko, the original hall charter, and a painting of King George V and Queen Mary. Restoration of the building was done as part of the Manitoba Prairie Icons Project.

Ukrainian People’s Home of Ivan Franko

Ukrainian People’s Home of Ivan Franko (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.73480, W101.01924
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ivan Franko Hall (Lorne Hill Road, RM of Springfield)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Prairie Churches Project / Manitoba Prairie Icons Project

Sources:

Ukrainian People’s Home of Ivan Franko Wright Avenue, Angusville, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 February 2022

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