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Fort Vancouver kicks off celebrating 75th year as a part of the National Park System with evening tours

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A park ranger leads visitors on a tour

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News Release Date: September 22, 2023

Contact: Aaron Ochoa, 360-816-6233

Join us in celebrating Fort Vancouver being a part of the National Park System for 75 years on September 30th! Coinciding with Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day, park rangers will be uncovering the history of 19th-century schoolhouses, ideas of new opportunity, ways of cultural suppression, past archaeology digs, and more.

Where: Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Tours will start at the corner of 5th St. and Fort Vancouver Way. Parking is available across from the intersection at the new Fort Vancouver South Parking Lot.

When: September 30, 2023. Tours will last approximately 45 minutes and are offered at 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm, and 6:30pm.

How to register: Tours are by reservation only and are limited to 25 individuals per time slot. Call the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center at (360) 816- 6230 to reserve a spot.

Cost: Free

Age restriction(s): Tours are open to all ages. Individuals 17 and below must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Last updated: September 26, 2023

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