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Reminiscences of Clara Hallam (née Bailey) The John A. Bailey family, John and Emma, who resided in Summerville, Oregon, followed friends to settle in Westbank, where they lived from 1895 until 1901. Clara was the fifth Bailey child, born on... [Continue Reading]

Before the coming of the white man, the fertile bottom land of Winfield was dense forest, with occasional oases of small natural meadows, while the present orchard benchlands were covered with pine trees, etc. Large herds of deer roamed the... [Continue Reading]

‘Tis hard to believe that it’s been twenty years since the District of Lake Country was incorporated. In 1995 the four communities of Carr’s Landing, Okanagan Centre, Oyama and Winfield incorporated to form the municipality of Lake Country. It is... [Continue Reading]

Father Charles Pandosy arrived in 1859 with the Lawrence brothers and William Pion. They spent that hard winter in a crude shelter on the shores of Duck Lake before moving camp to Mission Creek and founding their church. The early... [Continue Reading]

Let Ken Mather entertain you as he presents Cowboys East & West. Ranch Hands on the BC and Alberta Frontier at the Creekside Theatre on Sunday afternoon. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the lecture begins is from 1:30 to... [Continue Reading]

The Summer 2012 newsletter, Volume 6, No. 3, for the Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society is now available. This issue is packed with information about activities that have been happening at your local Museum as well as news of... [Continue Reading]