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Dec
04

Pat Courtney Gold, Artist

Now on display at the Visitors Center: Native American baskets and quilt by artist Pat Courtney Gold
Today we installed a new exhibit in the Visitor Center's "Expressions of Culture" area that highlights the work of artist Pat Courtney Gold of the Wasco tribe.  The exhibit includes unique baskets with intricate tribal designs and a story quilt made by Pat in the tradition of her people.  Pat's work will remain in the Visitors Center...
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Nov
13

Friends Bookstore & Gallery Open House, November 24 & 25, 2017

orange pumpkins in red wheelbarrow
Please join the Friends of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site at the for an open house at the Friends Shop on Friday, November 24, 2017 and Saturday, November 25, 2017 . Hot cider and cookies will be available on the veranda of the Visitor Center, 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98661. Stop into the Shop for unique gift items and a large ...
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Nov
13

Native American Arts Celebration, November 18, 2017

Native American Artist Lillian Pitt Pendant
The Friends of Fort Vancouver are honored to host a Celebration of Native American Arts. ​Time Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 11:00am to 3:00pm ​Location Visitor Center , 1501 East Evergreen Boulevard, Vancouver, Washington, 98661 Lillian Pitt Native American Artist Lillian Pitt will be available to discuss her work with visitors one-on-one....
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Aug
09

Solar Eclipse Viewing at Fort Vancouver & History of Eclipses Lecture, August 21, 2017

Image of the June 27, 1862 solar eclipse from the Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collection 1862.
On Monday, August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will cross the continental United States for the first time in 38 years. National Parks across the country are planning special eclipse-viewing events, including Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. At the bookstore, artist Lillian Pitt will launch her exclusive new line of Eclipse Over the Warm Springs...
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Aug
01

Lillian Pitt: Eclipse Over Warm Springs Nation, August 21, 2017

Artist-Pitt-Eclipse-Event
​ Native American Artist Lillian Pitt has created a limited edition jewelry series entitled Eclipse Over the Warm Springs Nation in commemoration of the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse. The pendant, earrings and ring are available through the Friends of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Pre-orders are now being accepted through the Friends w...
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