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 »
News from Your National Park
Our popular Lantern Tour program, a new iBook on the history of Vancouver Barracks, a new exhibit on the Civil War period in Vancouver, and updates on the Public Archaeology Field School, Dame and Engage Schools, and maintenance work in Vancouver Barracks.
New programs and exhibits at Pearson Air Museum, Get Outdoors Day, Campfires and Candlelight, the 2013 Public Archaeology Field School, progress at Vancouver Barracks, National Park Service projects that benefit the communities of Southwest Washington, and upcoming events at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
Featured in this issue: Christmas at Fort Vancouver at the McLoughlin House bring the holiday season to life, our Fur Trade Letters and Army Postcards event in February, upcoming exhibits, ongoing maintenance projects that keep our buildings looking historic, archaeology and interpretation in the Vancouver Barracks, and our successful summer programs.
Fort Vancouver: News from Your National Park, June 2012 (PDF, 285 KB)
Featured in this issue: The transfer of the East and South Barracks to Fort Vancouver NHS, our successful Go Day event, the 2012 Public Archaeology Field School, and upcoming events at Fort Vancouver.
Did You Know?
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...