• 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?

Reconstructed stockade at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

Did you know that the Pacific Northwest’s first hospital, school, orchard, library, grist mill, saw mill, shipyard, and dairy were all established at the Hudson's Bay Company's Fort Vancouver? Learn more about this by visiting Fort Vancouver National Historic Site! More...