In the early 20th century, pioneers in Summerland lived in tent houses. This photo shows the Dale family their first home, a tent house. (Summerland Museum photo)

In the early 20th century, pioneers in Summerland lived in tent houses. This photo shows the Dale family their first home, a tent house. (Summerland Museum photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of houses and homes

During these challenging times, there is no place like home

Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home — especially these days.

Whether you live in an apartment, a bungalow, a castle or a yurt, your home is a special place.

In honour of homes, here are a few questions about famous houses and homes from history and in popular culture. How much do you know about the house in which you live or the house next door? Put your knowledge to the test with this short quiz.

Good luck.


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