• 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

Public Archaeology Program

Image of VNHR Archaeologist Dr. Doug Wilson on a recent archaeological excavation

VNHR Archaeologist Dr. Doug Wilson collects samples during a recent archaeology dig. Dr. Wilson manages the Reserve's public archaeology program.

NPS Photo

To share the "underground" legacy of this site, we have developed a Public Archaeology Program which includes educational opportunities, special tours, and lectures.

We hope these activities help to share the site in a new way, and involve our visitors in the process of learning from, and working to preserve, cultural resources.

For more information, click on one on the links to the right.

Did You Know?

Image of the McLoughlin House

Did you know that the McLoughlin House, a unit of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site located in Oregon City, Oregon, in 1941 became one of the first national historic sites designated in the western United States? More...