"Homeland of Taras Shevchenko" — Moryntsi
In 1964, I.M. Honchar, Honored Artist of Ukraine, visited the village to honor the 150th anniversary of Kobzar's birth. He suggested creating a house-museum that would recreate the interior of Taras Shevchenko's time. Enthusiasts from Moryntsi supported this idea and collected samples of Chumac tools, folk art, clothes and household items from the first half of the 19th century in the museum. Now, in this house-museum, you can see all this under one roof.
In 1989, two houses were recreated in the village of Moryntsi, which are now part of the historical and cultural reserve "Homeland of Taras Shevchenko". One of them is the house of Yakym Boyko, Taras Shevchenko's maternal grandfather, where Kateryna, Taras's mother, was born. The other is Andriy Kopia's house, where the Shevchenko family lived when Taras was one and a half years old. Next to the Kopia hut is a wooden outdoor storeroom, or klunya, which was moved to this place from Shevchenkiv. More than a hundred years have passed since the construction of this mill. Taras Shevchenko was born here, in the Kopia house, on March 9, 1814.