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La Nostra Famiglia Italiana - The Men of Myra

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770 Lawrence Ave

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Kelowna, BC V1Y 6L9

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Learn more about the Italian "navvies" who worked on the Kettle Valley Railway

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Presenter Dr. Maurice Williams

Friday, May 31

7:00pm - 9:00pm

The KCIC Clubhouse

Learn more about the men who built the Kettle Valley Railway. Many of the labourers and “navvies” were from Italy, recruited for their skill in stone masonry.

Well-known local historian Dr. Maurice Williams, professor emeritus in history at UBCO, will be joining us for this fascinating chapter in the history of the Okanagan. He’ll cover what life was like both at work and in the camps, especially from the perspective of the Italians.

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