Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sunnyside Cemetery / Moose Nose Cemetery (RM of Springfield)

This site, also known as Moose Nose Cemetery, is located in the Rural Municipality of Springfield at NW29-11-5 east of the Principal Meridian. Its address is 64087 Heatherdale Road, about 3.4 kilometers west of Oakbank. The cemetery was established in 1872, making it among the oldest in Manitoba.

Entrance to Sunnyside Cemetery

Entrance to Sunnyside Cemetery (October 2010)
Source: Peter McLure

Sunnyside Cemetery

Sunnyside Cemetery (July 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.95295, W96.88772
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

Sunnyside Cemetery, Oakbank, MB.

This page was prepared by Peter McLure, Rose Kuzina, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 August 2020

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