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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Giant Mosquito Monument (Komarno, RM of Rockwood)

A stone and metal monument of a large mosquito at Komarno, in the Rural Municipality of Rockwood, was designed and built in 1985 by artist Marlene Magnusson Hourd to commemorate the name of the community, a Ukrainian word that means “lots of mosquitos.”

Giant mosquito monument at Komarno

Giant mosquito monument at Komarno (April 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.50594, W97.25228
denoted by symbol on the map above


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 December 2019

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