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Walking Tours of the Vancouver Barracks
August 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
One event on July 17, 2021 at 9:30am
One event on August 20, 2021 at 9:30am
One event on August 21, 2021 at 9:30am
From July 7 to Aug. 28, Fort Vancouver National Historic Site invites visitors to learn about the history of the 1880s at Vancouver Barracks. These stories will be shared in an outdoor exhibit in the East Vancouver Barracks, an online article series and during four walking tours led by Curator Meagan Huff.
Outdoor exhibit panels will be located from the Visitor Center to the East Vancouver Barracks. Download a map of the panel locations here. Pick up a hard copy of this map at the Visitor Center. An online article series provides further details on the stories introduced in the exhibit; get full details here.
Walking tours are limited to 20 participants. Pre-registration is recommended. To reserve a spot, call 360-816-6230. There is no fee for this tour. This tour is recommended for visitors age 10 and up. Tours will last about 45 minutes. The tour route will mostly take place on paved paths but will briefly cross a grassy area. If you have accessibility concerns, let staff know when you call to reserve your spot.
Walking tours will be offered:
- Friday, July 16, 9:30 a.m.
- Saturday, July 17, 9:30 a.m.
- Friday, Aug. 20, 9:30 a.m.
- Saturday, Aug. 21, 9:30 a.m.
Tours will begin at the Hathaway Parking Lot in East Vancouver Barracks. The entrance to this parking lot is at the intersection of Hathaway Road and Fort Vancouver Way, on the left. Learn more at https://go.nps.gov/yxlws4.