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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Longburn Cemetery and Monument (RM of Portage la Prairie)

This cemetery in the Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie was established in 1891. On its grounds is a stone monument erected in 1976 to commemorate the pioneers and their descendants who founded the Methodist (later United) church, school, and community of Longburn.

Longburn Cemetery

Longburn Cemetery (August 2017)
Source: Neil Christoffersen

Longburn community commemorative monument

Longburn community commemorative monument (August 2017)
Source: Neil Christoffersen

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.13773, W98.49195
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Oakland Methodist Church / Oakland United Church / Murray United Church (Oakland, RM of Portage la Prairie)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Long Creek School / Longburn School No. 93 (RM of Portage la Prairie)


A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

This page was prepared by Neil Christoffersen and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 April 2021

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