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Glendon, Alberta — The Canadian Prairies
 

The Pyrogy – Pyrohy

Best Made in Glendon

 
 
Pyrogy - Pyrohy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 25, 2008
1. Pyrogy - Pyrohy Marker
Inscription. A European food that was brought to Western Canada in the early 19th century by the working and poor people. It originated as a boiled dumpling, and later people added whatever they desired inside, and it became a pyrogy – pyrohy, sometimes called varenyky.
 
Erected 1991 by Official Pyrogy Committee.
 
Location. 54° 15.163′ N, 111° 9.242′ W. Marker is in Glendon, Alberta. Marker is at the intersection of Pyrogy Drive (Provincial Highway 882) and First Avenue North, on the right when traveling north on Pyrogy Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glendon, Alberta T0A 1P0, Canada.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Pyrogy - Pyrohy Sculpture and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 25, 2008
2. Pyrogy - Pyrohy Sculpture and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2008, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,152 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2008, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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