A Mennonite house built in 1909 in Franzfeld (now part of Nikolaipole). It is currently the home base for a couple from Manitoba who are working with young adult orphans on a demonstration farm.
Former Mennonite Secondary School in Nikolaifeld (now also part of Nikolaipole). The building is still being used as a school.
Former teachers' residence on school grounds
Old barn on school grounds
Former Mennonite church, now used as the school gym.
The village of Neuendorf (now Shirokoye), where my paternal grandparents lived before coming to Canada.
Former village school building, now abandoned
A former Mennonite house-barn, now used as a storage shed
Mennonite house, still in use
A Mennonite headstone in the old Neuendorf cemetery
A drive through Neuendorf
The location of the Chortitza railway station. From here my paternal grandparents left for Canada on June 22, 1923.
The old oak tree in Chortitza. It is in poor condition now.
The former Chortitza girls' school. It is still being used as a school.
The former Chortitza secondary school
Wow these pics are great. My nana and oma and family also left here and went to Canada in 1923.ReplyDelete