• Image of the reconstructed stockade at Fort Vancouver and Pearson Air Museum looking northeast from the Land Bridge.

    Fort Vancouver

    National Historic Site OR,WA

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  • Vistor Center Temporarily Relocates to Pearson Air Museum on Sep 15, 2014

    The Visitor Center operation will temporarily relocate to Pearson Air Museum, beginning on Monday, September 15, 2014, while the visitor center is rehabilitated. More »

  • The McLoughlin House Site Will Close at 2:00 pm This Saturday, October 18, 2014.

    The McLoughlin House unit of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site will close early this coming Saturday, October 18, to prepare for a community partnership event. The McLoughlin House will be open from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm this Saturday.

School Schedule

All students are expected to be in place promptly each day of their school year, dressed appropriately, and ready to participate in a day of learning and sharing. They should bring all of their provided supplies to class with them each month.

Dame School classes are held on the 1st Saturday of the month, February through June.

Young Engagé School classes are held on the 4th Saturday of the month, January through May.

Dame School and Young Engagé School begin at 9:30 AM in the Counting House, and finish each day in the Kitchen at 4:30 PM.

Second Year School is held on the third Saturday of each month, January through May.

Second Year School begins at 9:30 AM in the Bakehouse, and finishes each day in the Kitchen at 4:30 PM.

Advanced Youth Interpreter program times are determined by the individual program or event.

The school seasons conclude just in time to begin participating in the fun of summer events as Youth Volunteer Interpreters and volunteers with Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.

1st year student
Photo courtesy of Sarah Silliman

Did You Know?

Black and white image of Dr. John McLoughlin

Did you know that John McLoughlin, Chief Factor at Fort Vancouver, is known as the “Father of Oregon” for his aid to American immigrants arriving over the Oregon Trail? His home in Oregon City, Oregon is a unit of the national park system administered by Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. More...