Beyond the Columbia Department: The Global Reach of Fort Vancouver
This program runs at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 4th through June 6th. It last 1 hour and 15 minutes and is open to 3 classes, up to 35 students each class or group. Please note, due to increasing class sizes, the Indian Trade Shop is not included in this program. Program begins at the fort Parking lot.
RESERVATIONS OPEN JANUARY 6, 2014
Students explore the Counting House, Fur Store, and kitchen of the Chief Factor's House to learn that Fort Vancouver was global - in its work force, its diet and ultimately, its effect on humans and the environment.
The three Classes rotate between the three buildings, 20 minutes per building.
Did You Know?
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...