Earth Week tours set

The Summerland Museum will be hosting two walking tours for Earth Week.

The Summerland Museum will be hosting two walking tours for Earth Week.

On Tuesday, April 22 there will be a tour of historic Lowertown.

It begins at 11 a.m. at the Waterfront Resort and includes a guided tour of the marsh, the fish hatchery, many of the historic houses, lunch at the resort and presentations of the resort’s geothermal operations and historic photographs of Lowertown.

There is a cost for this tour. This event is limited to the first 20 people.

Call  the museum at 250-494-9395 to reserve.

The second tour is of Prairie Valley and takes place on Wednesday, April 23. It is a walking tour along the Trans-Canada Trail.

The walk is relatively flat.

The tour will include some local First Nations history, geology, early Summerland history including Millionaires’ Row and Sam McGee (Cremation of Sam McGee.)

It starts at the rodeo grounds at 1 p.m.

There is no cost for this tour.

 

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