Course Focus & Project
Telling the Story of the Daily Life of the Nineteenth Century Army Fort's Soldiers, Women, and Children Through 25 Objects
This quarter, the 2013 Public History Field School project will be researching, designing, and writing content for a NPS digital publication that will highlight 25 material culture items in the park's Archives & Reference Collection (ARC) and use them to help readers:
The 25 objects selected for inclusion in this publication will:
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...