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History of Lake Country

May 7, 2018
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 first ranchers and settlers, the Vernon-Okanagan Mission Stagecoach Road, lake transportation and the sternwheelers, the orchard industry and early packinghouses, and the abandoned settlement and gold mines of Fir Valley.
The presentation includes historic archival photographs and museum artifacts.
This is a free program but registration is required. Code: 0518.087.
Presenter: Laura Neame, archivist of the Lake Country Museum & Archives
Location: George Elliot Secondary School
Date and Time: May 7, 2018, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Registration: online at the District of Lake Country Spring Activity Guide, or call (250) 766-5650. Code: 0518.087