About Us

The Rosseau Historical Society provides information and pictures on the history of Rosseau and the surrounding area. Since 1996, we have worked hard at publishing two books, and our currently working on our third book.

The Rosseau House or Pratt's Hotel is considered the first hotel that was estimate for the benefit of bring tourist to the area.  We are working on establishing an Ontario Heritage plague recognizing this historical point.

Known as "The Rosseau House" or Pratt's Hotel - 1870.  Was located on Rice Street.  Photo courtesy of Sheila (McCans) Smith & Jean (McCans) Maley. HR0059.