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Fort Vancouver National Historic Reserve

. Description:  Site of the Hudson's Bay Company Pacific Northwest administrative center.  Includes Vancouver Barracks, Officers' Row, Pearson Field, Water Resources Education Center, portions of the waterfront, and the General O. O. Howard House which serves as a visitor center.
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How to find: 

1501 E Evergreen Blvd
Vancouver WA 98661

Parent Organization:
National Park Service
Phone 503 656-5151
National Park Service
Dates 2 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Mar 11 - Oct 28 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
Oct 29-Mar 10 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4
McLoughlin & Barclay Houses 1-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4
Season  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day, New Year's Eve & Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
As of MAR 2008





Fees good for 7 days  $3    $3    
Special Fees:  Family fee $5 (also good for 7 days)  McLoughlin House free
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What kind of visit you can have: Visitor center concentrates on Fort history, General O.O. Howard House focuses exhibits on the Vancouver National Historic Reserve, which includes other adjacent significant sites; each features 15 minute videos. Howard House has daily ranger talks and ranger-led walks on a variety of subjects
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1830s-1840s Type of Site Fort
Buildings: Fort, Vancouver Barracks, Officer's row, Pearson Field, Water Resources Education Center
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Picnic   Yes
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Name Northwest Interpretive Association sales area    


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Last Update: 01/09/2010

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