• 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

Dawn to Dusk: The Work Day at Fort Vancouver

Bake House

This program begins at 9:30 am and 11:00 am Wednesdays and Fridays, March 4 through June 6, 2014. It last 1 hour and 15 minutes and is open to 2 classes, 35 students each class. Program begins at the Front Gates of the reconstructed fort.


RESERVATIONS OPEN JANUARY 6, 2014


Program Description

Dawn to Dusk focuses predominately on the work experiences of working class employees inside the Hudson's Bay Company's Fort Vancouver. Bring your students to participate in this hands-on program in which students will be given the opportunity to:

  • Sign a copy of an Hudson's Bay Company Contract
  • Make sea biscuits in the Bake House
  • Learn about historic building techniques in the Carpenter Shop
  • Touch and identify animal pelts in the Fur Store.

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