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The Kelowna & District Genealogical Society (KDGS) is pleased to announce the release of the first nine books of the transcriptions of local cemeteries and burial grounds. Starting in 2008, members of the KDGS have visited various Central Okanagan burial... [Continue Reading]

Harvest your Family Tree, one of Western Canada’s largest genealogical conferences, this year promises to be bigger, better and more exciting than ever. It features ten acclaimed speakers from the UK, US and Canada with thirty-three topics from which to choose. Whether... [Continue Reading]

Are you looking for skeletons in your closet, or for family ghosts from days gone by? If so, you will be interested in the up-coming presentation Lost in the Archives: Lake Country’s past through letters, diaries and journals. This public lecture,... [Continue Reading]

The second Monday of February is Family Day in British Columbia. It is a time to celebrate family members and remind ourselves of those who preceded us. Museums and archives are wonderful repositories for family histories. Here one can find... [Continue Reading]

The Lake Country Museum & Archives is partnering with The Kelowna & District Genealogical Society to present a genealogy workshop next week. Black Sheep or Bigwigs? Whichever it is, we all want to know our family history and this is... [Continue Reading]

The Lake Country Museum has mounted its manuscript digitization project, Life Histories. Historical Manuscripts of the District of Lake Country, on its re-designed website, This project makes forty-eight Museum manuscripts available, and searchable, on-line. It also allows these manuscripts... [Continue Reading]