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Jun
12

Cynthia Landrum, The Valley of the Kings, September 30, 2017

Friends of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site are pleased to welcome Cynthia Landrum, PhD to discuss her book The Valley of the Kings: Rehabilitation of the People of the Columbia River and Pacific Rim through Ceremonialism. Dr. Landrum will be at the Visitor Center on Wednesday, September 20, 2017; time to be announced. From the publisher (...
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Jun
12

Artist Juneko Martinson, August 19, 2017

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Felting Artist Juneko Martinson will be at the Friends Shop in the Visitor Center on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm to introduce us to her beautiful felted animals, representative of the natural environment of the Pacific Northwest as well as the life and legends of the area. Ms. Martinson's work is currently available for sale in ...
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Jun
12

Smokey Bear's Birthday Celebration August 12, 2017

COME MEET SMOKEY BEAR! Please join Friends of Fort Vancouver, the US Forest Service and the National Park Service for a one-hour celebration from 1:30 to 2:30 PM, Saturday, August 12, 2017, at the National Park Visitor Center, 1501 East Evergreen Blvd, 98661. The theater will feature a special short video about Smokey and Friends. The Friends' Book...
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Jun
12

Vintage Base Ball, July 21, 2017

Boys play vintage baseball at Fort Vancouver in costume
Yes - the vintage term is base ball - two words! Check back for the time the game will begin on July 21, 2017. Check out the Vintage Baseball Association for the rules and more information. Thanks to the Fort Vancouver Costume Guild for the creation of the uniforms. Coming to watch the game will take you back a step in time. And, so that you are pr...
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Jun
08

Fourth of July, 2017

The National Park Service and the Friends of Fort Vancouver invite you to events and demonstrations at the reconstructed Fort at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on July 4, 2017. Items relating to the Site and the holiday, as well as snacks, will be for sale near the Fort during Fort hours, 12:00 noon to 8:00pm. The NPS Visitor Center and ...
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