Caretaker's Quarters - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 49° 50.977 W 119° 28.080
11U E 322583 N 5524832
Not original to the site of Pandosy Mission, this 1900 log house has been moved twice, the second time to its place here at the mission.
Waymark Code: WMMD67
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 09/03/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 2

Caretaker's Quarters

This early log cabin was originally built in 1900 in the East Kelowna area.

In 1947 it was dismantled log by log and reassembled on the G.D. (Paddy) Cameron Guisachan farm to be used by the Kelowna Riding Club. In 1968, Paddy Cameron donated the building to the Father Pandosy site. This time it was moved intact.
From the Sign at the Building

Immaculate Conception Mission

Founded in 1859 by Father Charles Marie Pandosy, an Oblate Missiomary, to serve the Native Okanagan People, this was the first Roman Catholic Mission in the interior of British Columbia.

Within the Okanagan Valley the mission was the first permanent non-native settlement, site of the first school and place where the first fruit and vine crops were grown.

Restored in 1958. Designated a Provincial Heritage Site in 1983. Operated by the Okanagan Historical Society.
From the Sign at the entrance to the mission
Group that erected the marker: City of Kelowna

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
3685 Benvoulin Rd
Kelowna, BC Canada
V1W 4M7

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