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A thousand year oak in Budyshchi

A thousand year oak in Budyshchi
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Budysche, in the village
In Budyschi Pavel Engelgart built a mansion for himself in 1828. Here he spent the summer. Budyshchi was especially cherished by his wife, Sophia. Here as a boy servant spent one summer Taras Shevchenko. In the mansion there were the park, shadow alleys, ponds cascade and ancient oaks. Of all that beauty only the house and three thousand years oaks has left. In a hollow of one of them Taras hid his drawings. And in a magnate’s house situated local high school for a really long time. Between Shevchenkovo and Budyshche, in a field, one can find a wind mill. Now there is only one, but in XIX century there were 28 of them.