Lecture SeriesSep 15, 2013
The Lecture Series presented by the Lake Country Museum features topics of human or natural historical significance.
The second lecture of 2013 will celebrate and showcase the Japanese Canadian Pioneers of Lake Country and will be held in September in conjunction with the Lake Country Museum's exhibition of Japanese artifacts.
For the first lecture of 2013 the Museum presented James Baker speaking on Digging up the Past. Archaeological sites -- Pelmewash & others. Baker, long-time mayor of Lake Country is also an Associate Professor Emeritus of Archaeology at the University of British Columbia. Both of these backgrounds give Baker significant knowledge and experience regarding this topic. The lecture was held on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at the Creekside Theatre (10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Winfield) Lake Country, BC.
Lectures are on Sunday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. Doors open at 1:00 p.m.
Admission is by Donation.
During the 2012 season the Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society presented The Ghosts Around Us: Military Training in the Okanagan (presenter Howard Hisdal), Bugs & Us, (presenter Dr. Ward Strong), Cowboys East & West. Ranch Hands on the BC and Alberta Frontier, (presenter Ken Mather).
During 2011 the Museum presented On Tour in Egypt (presenter Dan Bruce), Building the Kettle Valley Railway: Myra and its Men (presenters Dr. Maurice Williams and Dr. Richard Garvin), Return of the Kokanee (presenter Dr. Peter Dill) and The Custom of the Country: the Hudson's Bay Company in Indian Territory (presenter Dr. Duane Thomson).[Continue Reading]