Fort Vancouver National Site

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The Columbian
Taking a step back in time with tours in Vancouver• Local history, educational and cultural groups taking part in the National Tr
The Columbian / Posted 19 hours ago
• Local history, educational and cultural groups taking part in the National Trust and Park Service programming include the Vancouver Barracks Military Association, Friends of Fort Vancouver, the Confluence Project and the Fort Vancouver Tapestry... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Fort Vancouver's historical ties to eclipsesVANCOUVER, Wash. -- As Fort Vancouver prepares to welcome eclipse watchers next
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
VANCOUVER, Wash. -- As Fort Vancouver prepares to welcome eclipse watchers next Monday, one local historian is studying the historical site’s ties to eclipses of years past. “There have been a number of eclipses that have affected this site,” said... Read more
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The Columbian
Eclipse: Getting ready for the solar-powered spectaclewith photographs taken by retired NASA astrophysicist Fred Espenak, including 2
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
with photographs taken by retired NASA astrophysicist Fred Espenak, including 22 separate photos of the sun’s corona. • Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, normally closed on Mondays, will have a limited opening on Aug. 21 for eclipse... Read more
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The Columbian
Off Beat: Fort Vancouver again a witness to the moon’s passing fancyFort Vancouver has played different roles in eclipse-watching over the years. O
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
Fort Vancouver has played different roles in eclipse-watching over the years. On Aug. 21, it will provide viewers of the Great American Eclipse with lots of parking spaces, plenty of room to hang out and one of the biggest skies in town. In 1860, it... Read more
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The Columbian
Local sites host eclipse-viewing eventsFort Vancouver will be back in the skywatching business this month. In additio
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
Fort Vancouver will be back in the skywatching business this month. In addition to several local libraries that have scheduled free public events, the historic area where huge crowds gather to watch fireworks each July 4 is offering vantage points... Read more
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The Columbian
Calls for artistsis not required. Auditions will be at rehearsals, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays,
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
is not required. Auditions will be at rehearsals, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Clark College, Beacock Music Hall, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver; 360-887-4927, 951-313-6969 or www.columbiariverchorus.com Junior Symphony of Vancouver seeks... Read more
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The Columbian
Senior parks passes restocked in VancouverSenior passes are once again available at federal land management agencies in V
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
Senior passes are once again available at federal land management agencies in Vancouver. There was a run on the $10 senior passes after officials announced that the price would jump to $80 on Aug. 28. The passes provide lifetime access to federal... Read more
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The Columbian
National Parks senior passes in short supplySometimes supply just doesn’t keep up with demand. America the Beautiful, the
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
Sometimes supply just doesn’t keep up with demand. America the Beautiful, the National Parks and federal recreational lands senior pass has been around for years, but a looming price hike created a run that the federal government can’t keep up with.... Read more
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The Columbian
Long-awaited Academy fixes beginthe roof — leaking water into the chapel and other rooms. But the issues are fi
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
the roof — leaking water into the chapel and other rooms. But the issues are finally being addressed this summer, as the Fort Vancouver National Trust launches a multimillion-dollar effort to restore the facility, one of Washington’s oldest and... Read more
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The Columbian
Researcher traces ties between fort, Yellowstone• Unlike other sites that became national parks because of battles that were fo
The Columbian / Posted 26 days ago
• Unlike other sites that became national parks because of battles that were fought on them, Yellowstone had been a national park for five years when the Nez Perce War occurred. There have been recorded links for 200 years between the places we now... Read more
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BC Local News
GranFondo launches riders on 100 mile coursegran fondo is a largely non-competitive mass bike ride, and this year's event i
BC Local News / Posted 26 days ago
gran fondo is a largely non-competitive mass bike ride, and this year's event is the sixth annual ride starting in Fort Langley. Some riders were taking part for the first time, and others have been coming for years. One first timer was... Read more
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Abbotsford News
GranFondo launches riders on 100 mile coursegran fondo is a largely non-competitive mass bike ride, and this year’s event i
Abbotsford News / Posted 26 days ago
gran fondo is a largely non-competitive mass bike ride, and this year’s event is the sixth annual ride starting in Fort Langley. Some riders were taking part for the first time, and others have been coming for years. One first timer was... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
GranFondo launches riders on 100 mile coursegran fondo is a largely non-competitive mass bike ride, and this year’s event i
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
gran fondo is a largely non-competitive mass bike ride, and this year’s event is the sixth annual ride starting in Fort Langley. Some riders were taking part for the first time, and others have been coming for years. One first timer was... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
GranFondo launches riders on 100 mile coursegran fondo is a largely non-competitive mass bike ride, and this year’s event i
Aldergrove Star / Posted 26 days ago
gran fondo is a largely non-competitive mass bike ride, and this year’s event is the sixth annual ride starting in Fort Langley. Some riders were taking part for the first time, and others have been coming for years. One first timer was... Read more
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The Columbian
Cheers & Jeersand never assume that the other person is paying attention. In other words, hea
The Columbian / Posted 27 days ago
and never assume that the other person is paying attention. In other words, heads up! Cheers: To reliving the past. Vancouver is celebrating its history this weekend with several events at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site... Read more
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The Columbian
World War II re-enactors provide hands-on link to historyof the 113th Cavalry Living History Group encampment, which, in turn, is part o
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
of the 113th Cavalry Living History Group encampment, which, in turn, is part of a busy day of historical programming at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The encampment next to Pearson Air Museum, 1115 E. Fifth St., represents the WWII... Read more
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The Columbian
Youth boat-building camp at Fort VancouverVANCOUVER – Youngsters from ages 10 to 15 will learn about the maritime history
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
VANCOUVER – Youngsters from ages 10 to 15 will learn about the maritime history of the Columbia River by building a boat at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The weeklong camp concludes with launching the boat at Vancouver Lake. Fort Vancouver... Read more
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The Columbian
Becker named director of Vancouver’s Downtown AssociationSteve Becker remembers the downtown Vancouver of the 1960s, when local industry
The Columbian / Posted 29 days ago
Steve Becker remembers the downtown Vancouver of the 1960s, when local industry was dominated by the Alcoa aluminum plant, Fort Vancouver Plywood, Boise Cascade paper mill and five buildings of Lucky Lager Brewery. When he moved back to the city... Read more
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The Columbian
Fort to fete military historyThunder Rolling in the Mountains. Three eras of American history will share th
The Columbian / Posted a month ago
Thunder Rolling in the Mountains. Three eras of American history will share the weekend focus with the past tense of our national pastime The events Friday and Saturday at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site will highlight more than 80 years... Read more
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The Columbian
Dig at fort is right on the buttonUniversity senior Rebecca Tait of Portland holds a button Friday she found duri
The Columbian / Posted 1 months ago
University senior Rebecca Tait of Portland holds a button Friday she found during the archaeological summer field school in Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The artifact is believed to be a cuff button from a soldier in the 1st U.S. Artillery,... Read more

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