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History of Lake Country

Nov 14, 2016

This free presentation by the Lake Country Museum & Archives (LCMA) 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. Donations will be appreciated to support programming at the Lake Country Museum and Archives.

Where: George Elliot Secondary School Library, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country, BC

Who: Shannon Jorgenson, manager of the LCMA

When: Monday, November 14, 2016 from 7 – 8 pm

What: History of Lake Country

How: Register online at http://www.okanaganway.ca/municipal and click the Activity Guide; by telephone at (250) 766-5650; or in person at 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road.

Registration Code is 1116.100.