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Meat Draw @ Keremeos Legion

Support the South Similkameen Museum Society by joining us at the next Museum Meat Draw!                                  5 rounds of delicious prizes, 50/50 Raffle!!                                                                                                     ...

Pioneer Picnic

The Pioneer Picnic at the historic Gibson House on 11th Avenue on Aug. 20, 2011, was small but dynamic.  As luck would have it two great granddaughters of Francis Xavier Richter, one of the first settlers of this area, were in town doing research on their family...

The Keremeos Hotel

The Keremeos Hotel, also called the Hotel Keremeos, was built by George Kirby c.1907. In the years prior, Kirby had operated a hotel in the old townsite of Upper Keremeos (located near the present-day Keremeos cemetery). In 1906, Kirby bought land from the Keremeos...

South Similkameen Museum Gets a New Home

by Della Barrett The South Similkameen Museum Society in Keremeos, B.C. is proud to announce it has bought a much larger, more versatile building. The presently over-crowded artifacts, maps and photos will have a new, more spacious home. And it never could have...

The Children of Light

by D. Barrett In Keremeos, BC, Canada, in 1950, The Children of Light, a Christian sect, was founded. Agnes Carlson, a preacher of the Pentecostal Church, announced that she had received a message from God, in the form of a fireball rolling down the mountainside....