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We invite authors to the Visitor Center for book signings and readings. Please join us to meet the authors. Featured books are available at the Friends Bookstore and Gallery.

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We invite authors to the Visitor Center for book signings and readings. Please join us to meet the authors. Featured books are available at the Friends Bookstore and Gallery.

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Jun
08

Squibob - A Trip to Oregon (excerpt)

What follows is an excerpt from Squibob An Early California Humorist this book can be purchased from the Friends of Fort Vancouver Bookstore in person or on the Friends of Fort Vancouver Alibris site at http://fortvancouver.alibrisstore.com/   A Trip to Oregon First Printed in the San Francisco Herald, October 18, 1855 On t...
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May
13

The Voice of this Stone

The Voice of this Stone: Learning from Volcanic Disasters Around the World  On the fortieth anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens, this is an excellent read and resource to volcanic eruptions worldwide. Kevin Scott's newest book features the magnificence of volcanoes and their disasters around the world. Dr. Kevin Scott offers chilli...
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Mar
20

A STALLION FOR CHIEF JOSEPH IN 1893

A featured book in our on-line sales is Days with Chief Joseph by Erskine Wood. In the archives of General John Gibbon, preserved by the Pennsylvania Historical Society in Philadelphia, we found a handwritten letter by young Erskine Wood in 1893. Erskine was 14 years old and wrote this letter to his great-uncle General John Gibbon, then Commander o...
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Apr
10

Jack Nisbet: Ancient Places

Jack Nisbet's book Ancient Places: People and Landscape in the Emerging Northwest, focuses on the discovery of the Willamette Meteorite by a Welsh farmer within the context of Ice Age floods that have shaped our current landscape, mining, tribal rights and land use issues. Books will be available for purchase at the Friends Shop in the Visitor Cent...
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Mar
10

Diane Green-Hartley: Pilgrimage of a Gold Star Mother

​ Author Diane Green-Hartley's 2010 book Lillie's Jasper: The 1930 Pilgrimage of a Gold Star Mother tells the story of the author's great grandmother, Lillie Green, who participated in the little known, Army-sponsored 1930-1933 pilgrimages of over 6,000 American "Gold Star Mothers" to their son's World War I grave sites in France and Belgium. Throu...
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