A Portrait of Rosebud Then And Now

My maternal great grandparents William and Mary Owens homesteaded on a quarter section of land near Lone Butte just east of Dorothy in the Alberta Badlands. Only the Lone Butte cemetery where they are buried marks their former community. In the 1930s I remember driving with my parents to Lone Butte. The gravel road led to Drumheller across the Red Deer River and directly up the hill. It was normal for my father to stop in Drumheller for car repairs. The road to Drumheller could have gone through Rosebud but I think it did not. Read More