Closure Update: Monday, February 10, 2014
After our onsite crew assessed the safety of the site and access via Fifth St, we're going to keep the reconstructed fort site (1001 E. Fifth St.) closed to the public today. The Visitor Center will still open at Noon.
Document Available for Public Review
The East and South Vancouver Barracks Investigation Summary and Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis document is now available for public review. Click here for more info. More »
Featuring a reconstructed British fur trading fort, a historic U.S. Army Post, one of the oldest continuously operating airfields, a historic house designated as one of the first national historic sites in the west, and the site of one of the largest multicultural villages in the Pacific Northwest, the concept of place is core to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
Please click on one of the links below to begin your exploration of the many fascinating and intriguing places that contribute to Fort Vancouver's national significance.
Did You Know?
As the fur trade-era depot and headquarters for the Hudson's Bay Company's Columbia Department, did you know that over 61,000 animal pelts were shipped from Fort Vancouver to England in 1843 alone? This and many other stories are interpreted at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. More...