FINTRY, on the west side of OKANAGAN LK at Shorts Point 30 km north of KELOWNA, was a pioneer AGRICULTURAL and ranching (see CATTLE INDUSTRY) settlement named in 1909 by James DUN-WATERS after his family estate in Scotland. The property was once home to Capt T.D. SHORTS, who operated the lake's earliest commercial boats. In the 1890s the CPR's fine PADDLEWHEEL STEAMBOAT, the Aberdeen, stopped just to the north at Bruce's Landing, named after J.B. Bruce, an early homesteader. Fintry Provincial...

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