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The McLoughlin House Site Will Close at 2:00 pm This Saturday, October 18, 2014.
The McLoughlin House unit of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site will close early this coming Saturday, October 18, to prepare for a community partnership event. The McLoughlin House will be open from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm this Saturday.
Reserve your spot on a lantern-lit journey with National Park Service staff and Volunteers-in-Parks and explore the history of Fort Vancouver under the British Hudson's Bay Company in the 1840s.
Peek into the fort's buildings by lantern light and experience historical vignettes with costumed living history interpreters, including graduates of the park's Youth Volunteer Programs.
Finish off your evening by sharing a cup of hot cider with the National Park Service team!
Reservations required; call (360) 816-6232 to reserve a spot!
2014-2015 Schedule for Lantern Tours at Fort Vancouver
Tours will be offered at 7:00 pm on the following Saturday evenings:
Where: Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 East Fifth Street, Vancouver WA 98661
Who: Adults and children over 10 years of age.
When: Tours start promptly at 7:00 pm. Gates open at 6:30 pm. Tours last 1 hour and 30 minutes.
How Much: $10 for ages 16 and over, $7 for all children under 15 years old.
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...