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The attached PDF is a brief biography of John James (Jim) Carney written by John James Carney Jr. (JJ) and prepared for CBC Vancouver’s WW I Commemorative Book From the West Coast to the Western Front. Published with permission of John James Carney Jr.... [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]

In May, 1947, Swiss musician Gérard (Gerry) Monod immigrated to Canada. He found that the Okanagan reminded him of Switzerland so in 1950 he bought almost 200 acres of land along the western shore of Wood Lake and began building... [Continue Reading]

Author: Angela Hayward.    4 pages.    Location:  MS 11.    The History of the Okanagan Centre Hall is part of Life Histories. Historical Manuscripts of the District of Lake Country. Funding and assistance for this project were provided by... [Continue Reading]

Author:  Sandra Bernardo.    3 pages.    Location: MS 22a.    The History of the Okanagan Centre Community Hall is part of Life Histories. Historical Manuscripts of the District of Lake Country. Funding and assistance for this project were provided... [Continue Reading]

Author:  Sandra Bernardo.    7  pages.    Location:  MS 22b.    The History of “The Store” in Okanagan Centre is part of Life Histories. Historical Manuscripts of the District of Lake Country. Funding and assistance for this project were provided... [Continue Reading]