Doukhobor Dugout House to open this July

The Doukhobor Dugout House National Historic site of Canada will be one of the many summer attractions opening when restrictions are lifted.

The plan is to open every Saturday in July between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. They also have a new website up at

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Among the plans for this summer is their outdoor adventure, Season of Colours. The site also includes 10 areas of historical significance: Oospenia Spring; Doukhobor Prayer Home; Doukhobor Banya; Leo Tolstoy house; Doukhobor workshop; Doukhobor barn; museum, two dugout houses; and a new patio area overlooking the river valley, named for Peter The Lordly Verigin.

They also intend to hold a grand re-opening event with official greetings from Lt. Gov. Russ Mirasty, with MP Kelly Block, MLA Todd Goudy and others also to be in attendance.

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