Vernon Internment Camp, 1914-1920Oct 11, 2017
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 Germany and Austria-Hungary during WWI. Who was detained, their relationships with people inside and outside of the Internment Camp and what became of them.
Refreshments will be served.
Lectures are free but registration is required.
Phone 250-766-3141 to register.
Donations to the Lake Country Museum & Archives for future Museum projects will be gratefully appreciated at the lecture.
When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017; 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Okanagan Regional Library, Winfield branch
What: Public lecture — Vernon Internment Camp, 1914-1920
Who: Don McNair, Vernon researcher and graphic artist
Sponsors: Lake Country Museum & Archives and the Okanagan Regional Library
Registration: (250) 766-3141