For more local history check out these writings:

Dewing, Lynn. “Mackie House.” Okanagan Life. March 2006: 69

French, Doris. Ishbel and the Empire: a biography of Lady Aberdeen. Toronto and Oxford: Dundurn Press, 1988.

Greater Vernon Museum and Archives. Valley of dreams: a pictorial history of Vernon and district – a celebration of Vernon’s 100 years. Vernon: G.V.M.A., 1992.

Harding, Catherine. Caetani di Sermoneta: an Italian family in Vernon, 1921-1994. Vernon: Greater Vernon Museum and Archives/Vernon Public Art Gallery, 2003.

Hurst, Theresia. Vernon and district pioneer routes: the stories behind our street names. Vernon:Okanagan Historical Society, 1997.

Jones, Jo Fraser. Hobnobbing with a Countess and other Okanagan adventures: the diaries of Alice Barrett Parke, 1891-1900. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2001.

Koroscil, Paul M. The British garden of Eden: settlement history of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. Burnaby: Simon Fraser University, 2003.

Luxton, Donald. Building the west: the early architects of British Columbia. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2003.

Mackie, Hugh F. “Private schools in the Okanagan Valley.” The twelfth report of the Okanagan Historical Society. 1948: 160 – 165 an excerpt

Mackie, George, Peter Mackie and Richard Mackie. “Okanagan impressions: the 1922 diary of Percival Mackie.” Okanagan History: the 68th report of the Okanagan Historical Society.2004: 11 -26.

Maitland, Leslie, Jacqueline Hucker and Shannon Ricketts. A guide to Canadian architectural styles. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 1992

Manning, Jeane. “Stories in the attic: the mystique of heritage homes.” Okanagan Home Owner Fall/Winter 2003/2004: 12 -17.

Okanagan Historical Society (Vernon Branch) and the Board of Museum and Archives. An illustrated history of Vernon and district. Vernon, British Columbia. 1967.

Oram, Edna and John Shephard. Ninety years of Vernon: illustrated. Vernon: Greater Vernon Board of Museaum and Art Gallery, 1982.

Ormsby, Margaret A. Coldstream Nulli Secundus: a history of the Corporation of the District of Coldstream. Altona: Friesen, 1990

Pearson, Anne. An early history of Coldstream & Lavington. Vernon: Wayside Press, 1986.

Sauerwien, Stan and Arthur Bailey. Fintry: lives, loves and dreams. Victoria: Trafford, 2000.

Sugars, Roger John. An Okanagan history: the diaries of Roger John Sugars 1905 – 1919.Westbank: Sugars Publishing, 2005.

Thuillier, Daphne. A century of caring: the story of Vernon Jubilee Hospital and of men and women who have made its history. Vernon: Vernon Jubilee Hospital, 1997

Webber, Jean. A rich and fruitful land: the history of the valleys of the Okanagan, Similkameen and Shuswap. Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing, 1999.

Wuest, Donna Yoshitake. Coldstream: the ranch where it all began. Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing, 2005