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 4 through June 6, 2014. 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, its material items, and, ultimately, its effect on humans and the environment.
Classes are divided into three groups, and groups move between buildings in 20-minute rotations.
Did You Know?
Did you know that a number of U.S. Army generals served at Fort Vancouver NHS’s Vancouver Barracks early in their careers? The list includes Generals Oliver O. Howard, George C. Marshall, Ulysses S. Grant, George B. McClellan, Phillip Sheridan, William T. Sherman, Omar Bradley and George Pickett. More...