Get ready to take a fascinating journey through time as we explore the rich history of Ukrainian Winnipeg! Are you curious about the first Ukrainian schools, newspapers, and churches? Do you want to discover the historical significance of iconic halls, professional offices, and artistic centers? And how about a glimpse into the intriguing past of the infamous Manor/Manorka Hotel?
Join us on September 16th, 2023, for a captivating Trolley Tour of Winnipeg’s Point Douglas and North End neighbourhoods, led by the renowned historian Orest Martynowych.
This three-hour tour will take you on a journey through Winnipeg’s past, showcasing sites of historic and architectural importance. Starting at 1:30 PM and ending at 4:30 PM, the tour departs and returns to Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre at 184 Alexander Ave East. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the vibrant history of Ukrainian Winnipeg!
The ticket fee is $45 for members and $55 for non-members. Be sure to secure your spot, as the number of spaces is limited.
MEET YOUR TOUR GUIDE:
As a lifelong resident of this historic neighbourhood, Orest Martynowych is passionate about sharing his extensive knowledge of the Ukrainian community and their impact on the area.
Mr. Martynowych is an accomplished scholar with a B.A. Honours and M.A. degrees from the University of Manitoba and further education at the University of Toronto. He is a published author of three books – Ukrainians in Canada: The Formative Years 1891-1924 (CIUS Press, University of Alberta, 1991), Ukrainians in Canada: The Interwar Years (CIUS Press, University of Alberta, 2016), and The Showman and the Ukrainian Cause: Folk Dance, Film and the Life of Vasile Avramenko (University of Manitoba Press, 2014) – as well as more than 25 articles and book reviews.
Date 16 Sep 2023
Time 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration Fee The ticket fee is $45 for members and $55 for non-members.
Instructor Orest Martynowych