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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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Jul
12

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 Nation...
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Jun
09

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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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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Mar
10

Memoir of Oregon Trail Journey

​ The book, Into the Eye of the Setting Sun is an exceptional memoir available for the first time in an indexed, softcover book. The author Charlotte Matheny Kirkwood, was a precocious five-year old in 1843, when some 1,000 men, women, and children climbed aboard their wagons and steered their horses west out of the small town of Elm Grove, Missour...
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