Wasyl Negrych Pioneer Homestead (PHS)


Walk through the buildings, fields, and orchard on this well preserved 1897 Ukrainian farm.

Wasyl Negrych Pioneer Homestead, one of the most impressive folk sites in North America, contains the oldest known Ukrainian-style house in Manitoba and the most complete set of period farmyard buildings in the province. Constructed in 1899, there are 10 log buildings. The 1908 bunkhouse contains a rare example of a traditional Ukrainian clay bake-oven and is the only known structure to feature a long-shingle wooden roof. This is a historical site recognized by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. Admission charged. Open daily July and August, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tel. 204-548-2326 Location: 17 km/10 mi. north of Gilbert Plains, then turn east on Negrych Road.