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State Historical and Cultural Reserve
The reserve is based on historical, cultural and natural monuments of the villages of Shevchenkove, Moryntsi and Budyshchi, which are connected with life and creative work of the poet Taras Chevchenko. The museum of Kobzar and the restored house of poet's parents function in the reserve. Nearby there are big oaks in the hollow of which little Taras used to hide his drawings. To the priceless treasures of poet's childhood belong the things of his sister Catherine and his brother Joseph, a table and a bench from his parents' house etc. In the village of Shevchenkove Kobzar's parents - his mother Catherine and his father Hryhoriy were buried. In general the reserve possesses 43 exhibits of historical and cultural value.