Bishop Basil Losten will trace the history of the Ukrainian community in the Chesapeake City area. These hard working pioneers established homesteads, imported their traditions, and built St. Basil’s Ukrainian Catholic Church. During the 1920s, in addition to working their parcels, many men worked for the Corps of Engineers on the C&D Canal expansion. Their stories will help us to understand the importance of this major waterway and the contribution the Ukrainians made to the local culture.
Location: Chesapeake City Branch Library 2527 Augustine Herman Hwy Chesapeake City, MD 21915