• 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

2008 Public History Field School

The 2008 Public History Field School is scheduled to take place during Portland State University's 2008 spring quarter.

The course will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, April 5 & 19, May 3 & 17, June 7 & 14; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 21 and Sunday, Jumne 22 (Final Presentations at the Brigade Encampment special event). Attendance at all sessions is mandatory!

Portland State University graduate students interested in participating will need to register for History 511 -- Public History Lab: Historic Site Interpretation.

Click here to view the course flyer.

Links to course materials, including syllabus and digital documents, will be posted here in the next few weeks.

Please contact Greg Shine, the course instructor (and the park's chief ranger and historian) in case of any questions.

Did You Know?

Artist's representation of the Fort Vancouver village area

Did you know that over 35 ethnic and tribal groups were represented in Fort Vancouver’s fur trade village? Visit Fort Vancouver National Historic Site to learn more about the people of the fur trade! More...