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Songs upon the Rivers Author Talk

French speakers significantly influenced the history of the Pacific Northwest. Author Robert Foxcurran will discuss and sign copies of his book, Songs upon the Rivers: The Buried History of the French-Speaking Canadians and Metis from the Great Lakes and the Mississippi across to the Pacific. 2 - 4 pm ​ ​ April 7, 2018 ​Fort Vancouver Visitor Cente...
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Author Clyde Holloway: Pacific War Marine, November 11, 2017

In honor of Veterans Day, the Friends of Fort Vancouver are hosting a discussion and book signing by Clyde Holloway  on November 11, 2017 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at the Visitor Center, Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, 1501 East Evergreen Boulevard, Vancouver, WA 98661. His book, published in 2005, is titled Pacific War Marine and chronicle...
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Author Jane Kirkpatrick: October 21, 2017

All She Left Behind by Jane Kirkpatrick: We seek neither convenience nor ease, but live at the edge of possibility.
Please join the Friends of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Vintage Books, and the National Park Service on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm for a book signing and talk with Jane Kirkpatrick , widely-known and cherished historical novelist.  The event will be held at the Visitor Center, Fort Vancouver National Histori...
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Thunder in the Mountains by Daniel Sharfstein, July 22, 2017

On Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm please join us for a presentation and book signing with Daniel J. Sarfstein on his new book, Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard and the Nez Perce War . The presentation will be at the Visitor Center (1501 E. Evergreen Boulevard, Vancouver, WA 98661) of the Fort Vancouver Natio...
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Jim Thayer: Hiking from Portland to Coast

​ The newest book from author, historian and naturalist Thayer is Hiking from Portland to the Coast (OSU Press, 2016). Mr. Thayer's previous book, Portland's Forest Hikes explores hiking Forest Park and the wooded slopes leading almost to Scappoose, Oregon. Hiking from Portland to Coast is the extension of that prior book, starting in Scappoos...
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