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Lake Country

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]

Oft on a clear, fresh summer morn I’ve stood as one deep-rooted to the ground And gazed and gazed upon its loveliness; Taking a deep draught to my thirsty soul. It was the lake of many colors and I thought... [Continue Reading]

Twenty years ago, on May 2, 1995, the District of Lake Country was incorporated. Local orchardist Bob McCoubrey was installed as the first mayor. McCoubrey served as mayor from 1995 to 1999. He was followed in the mayor’s chair by Rolly Hein (1999 to 2005),... [Continue Reading]

Lake Country is not only all about our beautiful lakes, orchards and vineyards, but also that craggy promontory that overlooks us called Spion Kop. Don’t take issue with this spelling as officially this name didn’t even exist until recently. This... [Continue Reading]