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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church and Cemetery (Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

This Ukrainian Orthodox church in the Municipality of Gilbert Plains, now vacant, was built around 1926.

Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church (June 2015)
Source: Richard Turenne

Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church (May 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Aerial view of Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Aerial view of Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church (August 2020)
Source: George Penner

Interior of the Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Interior of the Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church (May 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery

Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery (May 2014)
Source: Alan Mason

Aerial view of Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery

Aerial view of Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery (August 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.24307, W100.29832
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

Ukrainian Churches of Manitoba: A Building Inventory, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch, 1987, page 67.

We thank Richard Turenne, Alan Mason, and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 May 2022

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