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History of Lake Country

These blog posts with historical significance for the Lake Country area will also be posted by name of the blogger.

Indigenous Heritage Markers along Wood Lake and the Oyama isthmus Three Okanagan designed Heritage Markers, prepared largely by Ruby Alexis of the Okanagan Indian Band, are featured along the Okanagan Rail Trail.  As noted earlier, this project is supported by... [Continue Reading]

At Friday’s Annual General Meeting of the Lake Country Heritage & Cultural Society (LCHCS), three new volunteers were elected to the Board of Directors, a propitious lead-up to Canada’s National Volunteer Week. Those elected were Janice Larson, Tom Ritchie and... [Continue Reading]

The fourth heritage marker panel examined in this series is entitled “Water before Rail,” dealing with the transport of fruit and other goods by water, roughly between the opening of the canal connecting Kalamalka and Wood lakes in 1908 and... [Continue Reading]

Heritage Week 2018 — Activities in Lake Country Come and celebrate Heritage Week at the Lake Country Museum and Archives! On Wednesday, February 21st there will be a variety of interactive children’s activities. Ages 3 – 11 will learn about... [Continue Reading]

Heritage Week 2018, February 19 – 25: Activities in the Central Okanagan Come and celebrate Heritage Week at the Lake Country Museum and Archives! On Wednesday, February 21st there will be a variety of interactive children’s activities. Ages 3 –... [Continue Reading]

Next week, February 19th to 25th is Heritage Week in Canada. The Lake Country Museum’s Community Stories on-line exhibition entitled: Applebox Belles, has been chosen to receive a COHS Heritage Award as a Special Heritage Project.  See below for the... [Continue Reading]