• 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

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • 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 »

2009 Public History Field School - Required and Online Texts

The following texts are available at the PSU bookstore

  • Larry Beck & Ted Cable, Interpretation for the 21st Century: Fifteen Guiding Principles for Interpreting Nature and Culture
  • Alice Parman & Jeffrey Jane Flowers, Exhibit Makeovers: A Do-It-Yourself Workbook for Small Museums
  • Beverly Serrell, Exhibit Labels: An Interpretive Approach
  • Cathy Stanton, The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Postindustrial City
  • Freeman Tilden, Interpreting Our Heritage

The following texts are available online:

Greg will provide you with copies of pertinent articles and other documents.


Dig Deeper

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...