William Peon

By: Charlene Woloshen

History of mining

Orgins | Dates

David Douglas was the first man to record his findings in 1833.
People in the Okanagan Valley had spread word to other people around the world about gold being in the Valley. So Europeans flocked here so they could find business in mining.

Role of Okanagan fur brigade trail

Early European profile

Early history

Reasons for settlement

Early accomplishments (Europe & North America)