Located on the north bank of the Columbia River, in sight of snowy mountain peaks and a vibrant urban landscape, this park has a rich cultural past. From a frontier fur trading post, to a powerful military legacy, the magic of flight, and the origin of the American Pacific Northwest, history is shared at four unique sites. Discover stories of transition, settlement, conflict, and community.
Discover the Story of the Pacific Northwest
Buffalo Soldiers at Vancouver Barracks
Learn more about the fascinating story of Company B of the Twenty-fourth U.S. Infantry Regiment, who arrived at Vancouver Barracks in 1899.
The Manumission of Monimia Travers
In 1851, Monimia Travers, an enslaved woman, was freed at Vancouver Barracks. Learn more about her story.
Last updated: February 16, 2018