We are currently in the process of ensuring that all of the uploaded historical studies on our website are fully accessible and compliant with section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. As documents from our archives are processed for accessibility, they will be posted here.
In addition to the links and PDFs below, you can learn more about history at the park on our People and Places pages.
To report any issues with downloading or accessibility of the resources on this page, please email us.
An Ethnohistorical Overview of Groups with Ties to Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, by Douglas Deur. National Park Service Pacific West Region, 2012.
Historical Studies of Fort Vancouver
The History of Fort Vancouver and its Physical Structure, by John Hussey. Portland, OR: National Park Service & Washington State Historical Society, 1957.
Historical Studies of Vancouver Barracks
"Our Manifest Destiny Bids Fair for Fulfillment": An Historical Overview of Vancouver Barracks, 1846-1898, by Donna L. Sinclair. Vancouver, WA: National Park Service, 2003.
The Waking of a Military Town: Vancouver, Washington and the Vancouver National Historic Reserve, 1898-1920, by Donna L. Sinclair. Vancouver, WA: National Park Service, 2003.
Riptide on the Columbia: A Military Community Between the Wars, Vancouver, Washington and the Vancouver National Historic Reserve, 1920-1942, by Donna L. Sinclair. Vancouver, WA: National Park Service, 2003.
Last updated: August 30, 2023