Hayward in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
“Ukraina” - участок фермы и места погребения украинского патриота и сослал ортодоксального священника Агапиуса Хончаренко (1832-1916) и его жену Альбину. Хончаренко был первым национально сознательным украинцем, который прибудет в Соединенные Штаты.
Erected by Garin Regional Park, East Bay Regional Park District. (Marker Number 1025.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Communications • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmark series list.
Location. 37° 37.68′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1320 Garin Avenue, Hayward CA 94544, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ukrania (approx. 1.3 miles away); A Land of Many Tribes - We Are Still Here (approx. 1˝ miles away); Signs of Change (approx. 1˝ miles away); Site of the Nation’s First Successful Beet Sugar Factory (approx. 3 miles away); Flight 93 Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Lone Tree Cemetery Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 3˝ miles away); Legend of Lone Tree Cemetery (approx. 3˝ miles away); First County Courthouse (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hayward.
More about this marker. Marker is located across from the Garin Barn Visitor’s Center and the site of the sanctuary is approximately 7 miles from the marker. Currently the site is located in a closed area of the park and is not accessible by the public.
Regarding Honcharenko’s Sanctuary. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 1025 on November 24, 1997.
Statement of Significance:
“Ukraina” is the site of the farm and burial place of the Ukrainian patriot and exiled orthodox priest Agapius Honcharenko (1832-1916) and his wife Albina. Honcharenko was the first nationally conscious Ukrainian to arrive in the United States. He published the first American newspaper in Russian and Ukrainian languages, The Alaska Herald, from 1868-1872. He wrote the first book for the educational use of Native Alaskans. After moving here from San Francisco in 1873, He continued to publish political literature, which was smuggled into Czarist Russia. Honcharenko was a prominent scholar, humanitarian, and early champion for human rights.
Also see . . . The Story of Agapius Honcharenko. (Submitted on January 16, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,683 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 16, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.