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The latest display at the District of Lake Country office highlights the Central Okanagan Hall of Fame. Newspaper clippings featuring former Lake Country resident, Don Arnold, are displayed. Don helped power Canada to its first ever gold medal in rowing... [Continue Reading]

Sometime-British Columbian resident Major Charles Sydney Goldman, a “self-made” man, was caricatured by Spy (Leslie Ward) in Vanity Fair in January 28th, 1904. One hundred and ten years later, an exhibit and discussion featuring this historic figure was held at the... [Continue Reading]

John Wesley Arnold was one of Lake Country’s early pioneers. He was born in Belleville, Ontario in 1871 and married Lucinda ‘Cindy’ Yott in New York, where they had met while working at a hospital. The young family moved west,... [Continue Reading]

The Lake Country Museum and Archives has created a documentary film of twelve local artists. Funded through the BC Arts Council and partnered with the Lake Country Art Gallery, UBC Okanagan, ARTSCO, and the Lake Country ArtWalk and Public Art... [Continue Reading]

The following is a small portion of the unofficial document Winfield Town Centre Concept Plan (August 27, 1993) prepared by Urban Systems. The entire document is available at the Lake Country Museum. A Vision for Winfield 1.3 The Vision The objective... [Continue Reading]