Father Pandosy O.M.I. — Kelowna, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop
N 49° 51.000 W 119° 28.087
11U E 322576 N 5524874
Father Pandosy created a Catholic mission in the Okanagan Valley in 1859. Here the Province of British Columbia honours him as having started the first white settlement in the valley.
Waymark Code: WM8WTK
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 05/23/2010
Views: 5


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 the first white settlement in the Okanagan Valley.

Province of British Columbia

Type of Marker: Cultural

Type of Sign: British Columbia Tourism Sign

Describe the parking that is available nearby: Immdediately adjacent to the sign

What Agency placed the marker?: Province of British Columbia

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