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event: Lecture Series

The Lecture Series presented by the Lake Country Museum features topics of human or natural historical significance. Lectures are usually held at the Creekside Theatre, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country, BC. or at the Okanagan Regional Library (Winfield branch), in the municipal building on Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country.

Trail North This lecture takes place on October 23 at 6:30 pm The Okanagan Trail of 1858-68 and its origins in British Columbia and Washington. An historical overview of the ancient trail through the Okanagan Valley that has served as... [Continue Reading]

This lecture will take place on October 23 at 7:00 pm. Duane Thomson of the Lake Country Museum and Archives will take you on a visual tour of Lake Country, from the earliest days of the Okanagan Syilx people’s traditional... [Continue Reading]

Duane Thomson of the Lake Country Museum and Archives will take you on a visual tour of Lake Country, from the earliest days of the Okanagan Syilx people’s traditional fishing sites and summer villages, to the first ranchers and settlers,... [Continue Reading]

A series of presentations by Dr. Duane Thomson of the Lake Country Museum & Archives discussing the early history of the interior of British Columbia. The presentations will include document studies. Registration is required. Code: 0418.088 Presenter: Dr. Duane Thomson,... [Continue Reading]

A presentation by Laura Neame, archivist of the Lake Country Museum & Archives, will take you on a visual tour of Lake Country, from the earliest days of the Okanagan Syilx people’s traditional fishing sites and summer villages, to the... [Continue Reading]

To the Manor born. An introduction to the historic Fintry Estate and the traditions surrounding an English Manor House The Fintry Estate is located on the west side of Okanagan Lake between Kelowna and Vernon within the BC Provincial Park. This... [Continue Reading]

As part of their lecture series the Lake Country Museum & Archives and the Okanagan Regional Library present Gibson Heritage House with Rosemary Carter. Learn about the rich history of Gibson House, from its building in 1912 and the many uses... [Continue Reading]

As part of their lecture series the Lake Country Museum & Archives and the Okanagan Regional Library present Vernon Internment Camp, 1914-1920 with Don McNair. Learn about the role Vernon played hosting an Internment Camp for “enemy alien” civilians from... [Continue Reading]

Join Bob Hayes1 of the Kelowna & District Genealogical Society (KDGS) as he presents the history of the old cemeteries of Lake Country. The lecture is on Wednesday, October 19th from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For those tracing their ancestors and... [Continue Reading]