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Fruit industry

Settlers began planting fruit trees in the Okanagan in the 1860s. Thought at this time planting fruit was considered a risk because the fruit was perishable and the only means of transportation could take up to two weeks to get... [Continue Reading]

The Rainbow Ranche Collection was donated to the Lake Country Museum and Archives in 2013 by Roger MacDonnell, a grandson of the Ranche Manager, James Goldie. We are fortunate in having these records, preserved by James Goldie’s daughter, Nancy Goldie.... [Continue Reading]

Are you an Applebox Belle? The Lake Country Museum invites the public to a community meeting Saturday, June 13th, to share your memories of you, your mother, or your grandmother working in Lake Country’s early packinghouses. The Museum is working... [Continue Reading]