This article by Vladimir Wilchatzky of Wolf Run, Ohio, while not about Pennsylvania per se, touches on the role played by Rusyn communities in Pennsylvania. And beyond that, it is a fine example of how Rusyn immigrant community history can be made interesting by a person with deep interest in and knowledge of the topic. That's something I want to live up to.
(Originally published in Pravda / The Truth, the newspaper
of the Russian Brotherhood Organization, in 1991.)
Original material is © by the author, Richard D. Custer; all rights reserved.
Carpatho-Rusyns are one of the major ethnic groups of Pennsylvania. From the time they settled the state’s small towns and cities in the late 1870s until the present time, Carpatho-Rusyns have left an indelible mark on the state, and their story should be told. This blog is about a project that will do just that. Read more