• 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

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Conservation

Throughout the year, conservation projects are undertaken in an effort to preserve the objects in our museum collection. While some projects are done by staff and volunteers, more complex projects are done by professional conservators. Click on the links below to learn about five of the Fort's most recent conservation endeavors.

Chief Factor's House and McLoughlin House Furniture Cleaning

McLoughlin House Furniture Conservation

Textile Conservation Workshop

Conservation of Historic Photographs

Conservation of Marguerite McLoughlin's Sewing Cabinet

 
Cleaning textiles
Museum Technician Meagan Huff and Volunteer Nicole Huffman clean historic chenille embroidered dress fragments, made in the 1870s
NPS PHOTO

Did You Know?

Image of the interior of the Fort Vancouver NHS collections facility

Did you know that Fort Vancouver National Historic Site curates over two million objects, relating to the American Indian, fur trade, and U.S. Army occupations of the site? More...