Rossburn is a warm and welcoming community.
Surrounded by rich, productive farmland, natural beauty and numerous opportunities or outdoor recreation, Rossburn is situated amid the rolling terrain of the Manitoba Escarpment, within one of Canadaís eleven Biosphere Reserves.
This section of our web site is dedicated to providing information about the history of the community of Rossburn. As more information is processed and made available, it will be added to this section.
A cache of old black and white glass negatives has been found and the process of catalogueing and scanning these images is ongoing. The goal is to be able to make these images available online with the option to purchase copies of the images.
Please check these images out in our Photo Gallery.
More History of Rossburn
Journey through Time
ďImmigrants faced daunting obstacles, however, they preserved and among their proudest legacies are the many churches they left behind.Ē
Ukrainian and Scottish heritage is preserved in loving memory of the original settlers to the Rossburn region. You are invited to tour the region and visit the monuments of our forefathers.
Mass Grave Monument & Site
The landscape of the Rossburn area is rolling hills and valleys blanketed with wheat fields and forested bluff. Elevations rise sharply to the Northeast as the terrain shifts to the forested uplands of Riding Mountain National Park.
Many lakes and rivers in the area offer opportunities for numerous recreational and sporting activities.
Churches in Rossburn area are of particular interest, always grant in spirit of old world architecture.
The churches were the one cultural connection to the home country and the variety of designs are a testament to the vibrancy of the culture. The churches can be seen anytime, but tours are by appointment only by calling 859-2762.
Former Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church
St. John Cantius Roman Catholic Church
St. John's Ukrainian United Church
St. Michaelís Ukrainian Catholic Church
St. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church
Ukrainian Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption of St. Mary
Peaceful Places & Natural Spaces
Rossman Lake Resort
Rossburn Subdivision Trail
Rossman Lake Golf and Country Club
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