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North Okanagan Regional District, British Columbia - People from North Okanagan Regional District (Paperback) Loot Price: R261 Discovery Miles 2 610
North Okanagan Regional District, British Columbia - People from North Okanagan Regional District (Paperback): Books Llc
North Okanagan Regional District, British Columbia - People from North Okanagan Regional District (Paperback): Books Llc

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: People From North Okanagan Regional District, Settlements in the Regional District of North Okanagan, Vernon, British Columbia, Armstrong, British Columbia, Silver Star Mountain Resort, Coldstream, British Columbia, Enderby, British Columbia, Lumby, British Columbia, Shyla Stylez, Ted Bowsfield, Howard Earl Johnston, Kevin Reimer, William Procter, Cherryville, British Columbia, Spallumcheen, British Columbia. Excerpt: Vernon, British Columbia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In the early years, parts of the Okanagan Valley were occupied by the Interior Salish people. Fur traders first arrived in 1811. The earliest development occurred alongside Swan Lake. Growth occurred quite rapidly in the few decades following the first trading posts. Discoveries of gold in surrounding creeks generated a small rush of miners, which in turn drew cattle farmers. Native presence prompted Oblate missionaries. Father Durieu built a cabin near the junction of Swan Lake and Long Lake Creeks about 1863, joining Luc Girouard, a gold miner and the first white settler in the area. By 1890, a charter was granted for the construction of a branch line from Sicamous to Okanagan Landing. In the surrounding district, wheat growing had become an important industry, second only to cattle ranching. Fruit farming was introduced by Lord Aberdeen on the Coldstream Ranch lands, attracting many British families to this area. New subdivisions on East Hill, Mission Hill, and other areas near the city core accommodated the rapid population growth of this period. By the early 1900s, Vernon was recognized as the economic hub of the Okanagan. This period of growth and development came to an end in 1913, when an economic depression slowed the movement of capital for land development, ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=329382

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 56
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-89381-3
Barcode: 9781157893813
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-157-89381-3

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