News from Your National Park
Featured in this issue: National Get Outdoors Day at Fort Vancouver, the announcement of the rehabilitation of the Fort Vancouver NHS Visitor Center, a new eBook on the McLoughlin Family, and news about this spring and summer's schedule of events and programs.
Featured in this issue: 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.
Featured in this issue: 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 John McLoughlin, Chief Factor at Fort Vancouver, is known as the “Father of Oregon” for his aid to American immigrants arriving over the Oregon Trail? His home in Oregon City, Oregon is a unit of the national park system administered by Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. More...