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Oct
19

Public Lands Alliance Highlights Friends of Fort Vancouver

View of the reconstructed Fort Vancouver from the Heritage Garden.
Amanda Keith wrote a lovely article, "Friends of Fort Vancouver Tells the Rich Story of a Historic and Culture Site through Programs and Retail," for the Public Lands Alliance highlighting Fort Vancouver and the work of The Friends of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Her article shares a wonderful overview of the extensive...
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Jul
12

Archeology Lecture Series, June 29-July 27, 2017

Please join us for some, or all, of the following series of lectures entitled "Archaelogies of People, Things, and Protected Places." Lectures will be held at the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, 1501 E. Evergreen Boulevard, Vancouver, WA 98661 and begin at 7pm. June 29, 2017 : Training the Next Generation: Indigenous Methods in Archaeological Practi...
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Jun
26

Kids Dig! Summer 2017

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Many thanks to an anonymous donor to the Friends of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site whose generosity allowed us to support the 2017 Kids Dig! program at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The funds pay for an intern from Washington State University Vancouver and Portland State University's archeology program to educate the childre...
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Jun
01

Blacksmithing Workshop July 2016

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The Friends of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is honored to have partnered with the National Park Service, the Fort Vancouver Trades Guild Volunteers to bring retired Colonial Williamsburg Blacksmith Jay Close to the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center for a public panel discussion on the history, art, and science of early 19th century blacksm...
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