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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church and Cemetery (Petlura, RM of Riding Mountain West)

This church and cemetery near Petlura in the Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West were established in 1931. Icons in the church were likely done by Dmytro Bartoshuk.

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church with its cemetery in the background

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church with its cemetery in the background (May 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Interior of Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church (August 2014)
Source: Sterling Demchinsky

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.09539, W101.00560
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Sterling Demchinsky.

Page revised: 28 March 2020

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