Star (Alta)

Star, Alta, Unincorporated Place. Star is located 60 km northeast of Edmonton. It is the oldest Ukrainian Catholic parish in Canada, founded 1897 by UKRAINIAN immigrants who settled in the area 1892-94. The impressive interior of the parish church - the third - was built in 1926-27 north of the original church site. Similar in design is the Russian-Orthodox church built in 1913 by residents who had converted to that faith.