The Garden at Fort Vancouver

A photo of a pink flower blossoming in the Fort Vancouver garden.
Dr. McLoughlin's Garden

Learn about the history of Dr. John McLoughlin's garden at Fort Vancouver.

A photo of green squash growing in the Fort Vancouver garden.
Who tended the garden?

Learn about William "Billy" Bruce, who cared for the garden at Fort Vancouver from 1833 to 1849.

A photo of onions growing in the Fort Vancouver garden with handwritten labels.
What grew here?

Read a list of the plants that were grown here in the 1800s, including vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers.


Visiting the Demonstration Garden at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

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