This Ukrainian Orthodox church and its associated cemetery in the Municipality of Harrison Park was established in September 1937. Michael Swistun directed a volunteer construction crew and Olga Moroz, a noted icon painter, was commissioned in 1947 to paint many of the interior surfaces. It became a municipally-designated historic site in January 2003. Some restoration of the building was done as part of the Manitoba Prairie Icons Project.
Memorable Manitobans: Michael “Mike” Swistun (1901-1980)
Memorable Manitobans: Olga Evanchiew Moroz (1912-2006)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Prairie Churches Project / Manitoba Prairie Icons Project
Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, NW 33-19-22W, Seech Area, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 3 February 2022
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