The world is mourning the loss of Queen Elizabeth II but did you know that she visited Kelowna?
In 1971, her, along with Prince Philip came to Kelowna and a celebration was held at City Park.
At the celebration, the mayor at the time, Hilbert Roth, who was mayor from 1970-73, presented the Queen and Prince Philip with a glass-enclosed sculpture. Princess Anne was also on the trip.
The stop in town was the fifth day of a 10-day tour around British Columbia to mark the 100th anniversary of the province joining the confederation. They also stopped in Penticton.