Journey to the Homeland Tour Photos 2012

Journey to the Homeland Tour
North Dakota State University Libraries, Fargo

Visit to the village of Georgental, Kutschurgan District, Odessa, Region, 22 May 2012

Photographs by Vernon J. Mathern, Mesa, Arizona

Photo Set 14


Stream next to Georgental is dammed.
The Mathern boys, Vern, Tim, Victor and Mark.
Georgental's Ukrainian name.
A Ukrainian Orthodox priest in Georgental.
Our bus driver and tour guide talk to priest.
Orthodox church in Georgental.
First floor of Catholic church now used as a meeting place.
Right side of church.
Back side of church.
Second floor of church, former Communist state farm administration.
Phyllis looks at papers left in church.
More of the mess the Communists left.
More Soviet trash.
Still more.
Across intersection from churches, maybe an administration building.
An old German building unused.
Where we think the former Catholic cemetery was.
Still looking for signs of the former cemetery.
A fresh grave at adjoining Ukrainian cemetery.
Ukrainian cemetery at Georgental.

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