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Written/sketched 2001: I've always admired this old Peachland house, but from below, along Peachland's main street. The tops of the poplar trees justto the left of the house indicate the position of the hexagonal or octagonal church that is wedged between the modern Highway 97 bypassand Peachland's main street. It is a house built about 1912 or so, at the time of the Okanagan's great orchard boom, when promoter J.MRobinson was developing communities including Summerland, Naramata, and Peachland itself.

Can anybody help me out with its history?

Note from Don Wilson, curator, Peachland Museum: This house was constructed about 1906 and was a pre-fab unit. It is located on Arthur Street and owned and occupied by Arthur Kopp. The Lombardy poplars shown in your picture have been removed due to age and health.

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