“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Central Okanagan, British Columbia

Father Jean-Charles-Jean-Baptiste-Félix Pandosy (1824-1891) image, Touch for more information
Okanagan Historical Socity (public domain)
Father Jean-Charles-Jean-Baptiste-Félix Pandosy (1824-1891)
1British Columbia, Central Okanagan, Kelowna, South Pandosy - K.L.O. — Father Pandosy O.M.I. Reported missing
Father Pandosy, an Oblate priest, ministered to natives and white in widely separated parts of British Columbia for over 30 years, until his death in 1891. His mission, with its church, school and farms established in 1859-60 on this site, formed . . . Map (db m187909) HM
2British Columbia, Central Okanagan, Peachland — The Okanagan Mountain Fire of 2003
Directly across Lake Okanagan, on August 16, 2003, lightning struck a tree at Squally Point. The ensuing blaze consumed over 25,000 hectares as it spread to Kelowna, Myra Canyon, and Naramata. More than 33,000 people were evacuated and 238 homes . . . Map (db m187982) HM
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Apr. 2, 2023