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Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

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1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
360-816-6230 www.nps.gov/fova

Fort Vancouver’s palisade and nine buildings have been reconstructed near their original locations. See what life was like when the fort was the most important settlement in the Pacific Northwest.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Cost: $3; free for children 15 and younger.

February 2019

Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on January 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Please note: All Fort Vancouver Lantern Tours have been suspended due to the government shutdown. Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guides them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to exhibit what life was like at Fort Vancouver in the 1840s. The Lantern Tours begin at 7 pm, but visitors must arrive at…

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Historic Military Saber training at Fort Vancouver

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 17, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$100

Academia Duellatoria continues it's partnership with the National Park Service at Fort Vancouver. There will be two courses on the use of the military saber according to drill as practiced by the U.S. Dragoons in the third quarter of the 1800s. Class will include saber drill training and history talks over seven Sunday sessions starting Feb. 3 and ending March 17. Classes are taught by Academia Duellatoria instructors in partnership with Fort Vancouver Park Rangers. There will be two classes…

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Little Learners program at Fort Vancouver

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 23, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site's "Little Learners" is a preschooler-friendly exploration of archaeology and history. Led by National Park Service Curator Meagan Huff, Little Learners aims to teach both children and their caregivers about the fascinating stories behind the park's museum collection of archaeological and historic artifacts. Designed for children ages 3 to 6, each program includes a short introductory talk, a story reading, craft or activity, and the chance to see real archaeological and historic artifacts from the park's…

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March 2019

Historic Military Saber training at Fort Vancouver

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 17, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
+ Google Map
$100

Academia Duellatoria continues it's partnership with the National Park Service at Fort Vancouver. There will be two courses on the use of the military saber according to drill as practiced by the U.S. Dragoons in the third quarter of the 1800s. Class will include saber drill training and history talks over seven Sunday sessions starting Feb. 3 and ending March 17. Classes are taught by Academia Duellatoria instructors in partnership with Fort Vancouver Park Rangers. There will be two classes…

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Historic Military Saber training at Fort Vancouver

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 17, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
+ Google Map
$100

Academia Duellatoria continues it's partnership with the National Park Service at Fort Vancouver. There will be two courses on the use of the military saber according to drill as practiced by the U.S. Dragoons in the third quarter of the 1800s. Class will include saber drill training and history talks over seven Sunday sessions starting Feb. 3 and ending March 17. Classes are taught by Academia Duellatoria instructors in partnership with Fort Vancouver Park Rangers. There will be two classes…

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Historic Military Saber training at Fort Vancouver

March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 17, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
+ Google Map
$100

Academia Duellatoria continues it's partnership with the National Park Service at Fort Vancouver. There will be two courses on the use of the military saber according to drill as practiced by the U.S. Dragoons in the third quarter of the 1800s. Class will include saber drill training and history talks over seven Sunday sessions starting Feb. 3 and ending March 17. Classes are taught by Academia Duellatoria instructors in partnership with Fort Vancouver Park Rangers. There will be two classes…

Find out more »

Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on January 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 16, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
+ Google Map
$25

Please note: All Fort Vancouver Lantern Tours have been suspended due to the government shutdown. Lantern Tours: An Evening at the Fort take place inside the Fort Vancouver stockade. Participants are treated to historical vignettes in several buildings as a park ranger guides them through the reconstructed fort. These vignettes transport the visitor back in time to exhibit what life was like at Fort Vancouver in the 1840s. The Lantern Tours begin at 7 pm, but visitors must arrive at…

Find out more »

Little Learners program at Fort Vancouver

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 23, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
+ Google Map
free

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site's "Little Learners" is a preschooler-friendly exploration of archaeology and history. Led by National Park Service Curator Meagan Huff, Little Learners aims to teach both children and their caregivers about the fascinating stories behind the park's museum collection of archaeological and historic artifacts. Designed for children ages 3 to 6, each program includes a short introductory talk, a story reading, craft or activity, and the chance to see real archaeological and historic artifacts from the park's…

Find out more »

Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks

March 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 24, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 6:30pm

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$25

Please note: All Fort Vancouver Lantern Tours have been suspended due to the government shutdown. Lantern Tours: Walking Vancouver Barracks explore the U.S. Army history of Vancouver Barracks. Each adult carries a lantern as a park ranger guides the group on an outdoor walking tour of the historic Army post. Visitors will learn about Ulysses S. Grant, Oliver Otis Howard, George C. Marshall, William S. Harney, and other significant figures in Vancouver Barracks' history. These tours are entirely outdoors, and…

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April 2019

Little Learners program at Fort Vancouver

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 23, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
+ Google Map
free

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site's "Little Learners" is a preschooler-friendly exploration of archaeology and history. Led by National Park Service Curator Meagan Huff, Little Learners aims to teach both children and their caregivers about the fascinating stories behind the park's museum collection of archaeological and historic artifacts. Designed for children ages 3 to 6, each program includes a short introductory talk, a story reading, craft or activity, and the chance to see real archaeological and historic artifacts from the park's…

Find out more »

May 2019

Little Learners program at Fort Vancouver

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 23, 2019

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA United States
+ Google Map
free

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site's "Little Learners" is a preschooler-friendly exploration of archaeology and history. Led by National Park Service Curator Meagan Huff, Little Learners aims to teach both children and their caregivers about the fascinating stories behind the park's museum collection of archaeological and historic artifacts. Designed for children ages 3 to 6, each program includes a short introductory talk, a story reading, craft or activity, and the chance to see real archaeological and historic artifacts from the park's…

Find out more »
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