News from Your National Park
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 a number of U.S. Army generals served at Fort Vancouver NHS’s Vancouver Barracks early in their careers? The list includes Generals Oliver O. Howard, George C. Marshall, Ulysses S. Grant, George B. McClellan, Phillip Sheridan, William T. Sherman, Omar Bradley and George Pickett. More...