Armstrong


ARMSTRONG, city, pop 4,256, is located in the N OKANAGAN VALLEY, surrounded by the district municipality of SPALLUMCHEEN. The first settlers lived 5 km away at Lansdowne until 1892, when the SHUSWAP & OKANAGAN RWY bypassed Lansdowne's hilly location and caused the town to relocate to its present site. Many houses, commercial buildings and the ANGLICAN CHURCH were moved and most remain standing. The new site was named for William Heaton-Armstrong, a London banker who helped to finance the...

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