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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Roseau Route Monument (Letellier, RM of Montcalm)

This monument, on First Street East in Letellier, in the Rural Municipality of Montcalm, commemorates the Roseau Route. The war road of the Sioux leading to the Lake of the Woods, it was the earliest route to the west, first used in 1733 by the French explorer La Jemmeraye in 1736. He was buried near the mouth of the Roseau River. The plaque was unveiled in 1936 by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.

Roseau Route commemorative monument

Roseau Route commemorative monument (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.13668, W97.30267
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Plaques for Persons, Events and Sites of National Historic Significance


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 February 2021

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