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

This building in the Rural Municipality of Springfield, now vacant, was a social hall constructed by members of the Ukrainian National Home Society. The Ivan Franko Hall commemorates Ukrainian author, scholar, journalist, and political activist Ivan Yakovych Franko (1856-1916).

The former Ivan Franko Hall

The former Ivan Franko Hall (September 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The former Ivan Franko Hall

The former Ivan Franko Hall (July 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

The former Ivan Franko Hall

The former Ivan Franko Hall (July 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

The former Ivan Franko Hall

The former Ivan Franko Hall (September 2020)
Source: Alisa Kehler

Interior of the former Ivan Franko Hall

Interior of the former Ivan Franko Hall (September 2020)
Source: Alisa Kehler

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.98050, W96.95640
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

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

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Abandoned Manitoba

Sources:

We thank Ron Burek, Rose Kuzina, and Alisa Kehler for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 April 2021

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