Stories from Vancouver Barracks

Below are some of the stories of the people who lived and worked at and around the U.S. Army's Vancouver Barracks from 1849 until World War II. Learn more about the people of Vancouver Barracks here.
A Chinese man wearing traditional dress in a portrait studio, ca. 1890.
The 1880s at Vancouver Barracks

Discover the stories of working women, immigrants, Indigenous peoples, and the US Army at Vancouver Barracks in the 1880s.

Photo of African American soldier.
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.


Stories from Vancouver Barracks

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    Last updated: August 15, 2022

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