Thursday, May 29, 2014

Taras Shevchenko Monument

The Taras Shevchenko Monument stands on the grounds of the St. John The Baptist Ukranian Catholic Shrine, 952 Green Valley Crescent in Ottawa. The bronze and granite monument was created by artist, Leo Mol, and was unveiled on 26 June 2011.

Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861) - Great son of Ukraine, poet
artist, thinker, Ukraine's pride throughout the world,
tireless fighter for the eternal ideals of freedom and
human rights for the independence of the Ukrainian people.