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Winfield’s settlement history goes back to the spring of 1871 when Thomas Wood, of Bonavista, Newfoundland, arrived after dissolving a ranching partnership with Cornelius O’Keefe and Thomas Greenhow at the head of Okanagan Lake. He pre-empted 160 acres of land... [Continue Reading]

  Who were some of the first settlers in the District of Lake Country? Learn about our South Asian ancestors, their courage, challenges and success stories. Lake Country Museum & Archives Presenter: Special Guest Speakers with Dr Duane Thomson... [Continue Reading]

Coming soon! Vintage & Book Sale. We have amassed a collection of gently used books and antique collectibles that we are selling to raise funds for the museum. August 22nd, 10am – 4pm. Swing by at anytime during that Sunday... [Continue Reading]

Join us for an engaging evening of community and learning! Presenter Tracey Aresenault will present a view into Oyama’s past. Discover a bit of Oyama’s history. See the magnificent displays about Oyama and engage with the new exhibit.  This event... [Continue Reading]

Next week, February 19th to 25th is Heritage Week in Canada. The Lake Country Museum’s Community Stories on-line exhibition entitled: Applebox Belles, has been chosen to receive a COHS Heritage Award as a Special Heritage Project.  See below for the... [Continue Reading]

In the near future our Lake Country Museum & Archives will be rolling out new marker panels celebrating our area’s short but rich history. These will be welcome additions to a number of panels put in place a few years... [Continue Reading]