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Vancouver National Historic Reserve

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A pleasant stroll, with a few buildings to peruse.

The majority of this Preserve, at least for the time being, is made up of a large expanse of grass... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
History of the settlemet of the west and the native tribes

All of the displays and stories are educational. But I was taken by the Native American rooms and... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Dudley H
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Serving as the main supply depot for the Hudson's Bay Companys fur trading business in the 19th century, this 366-acre reserve features many important historical sites including the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, Vancouver Barracks...more
750 Anderson St, Vancouver, WA 98661-3853
+1 360-992-1820
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

The majority of this Preserve, at least for the time being, is made up of a large expanse of grass and trees with paved walkways. There are historic buildings located around the open area, which used to be a military parade ground at the turn...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

All of the displays and stories are educational. But I was taken by the Native American rooms and art. Because of the carvings and the glass bead work I have started a search of a bag for my wife which had lead me to the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dudley H
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This VERY short drive is filled with nicely refurbished barracks and officers quarters from early Vancouver history. It's worth the 1 block detour off of Mill Plain Blvd to drive the tranquil little street. If you like you can get out of the car and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank OldProChef
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I rate this high-lite of Vancouver a 'six star'. When you walk onto the reserve you can feel it instantly. A calmness. You are surrounded the yesterday of cracked concrete sidewalks, stately old homes and parade grounds. The old Fort itself is a look back...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank geethree w
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is the description of all the attractions at Fort Vancouver. Plus all the land surrounding it,it is still an active military site so there is a lot of land and parking and walks included. No going to the PX.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Initially I wanted to have a look at Officers row and check out the Pearson Air Museum. When I arrived it had been raining a little bit. That is when I spotted a sign at The Grant House that LUNCH was being served. I didn't...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

If you are looking for a fun, family-friendly day out, take a walk along the Vancouver National Historic Reserve, visit the Officer's Row, the Fort Vancouver and more... Or just have a nice picnic in the park. Centrally located near downtown Vancouver with east access...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank davidpipgras
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is a source of year round family activities ranging from reactments, to vintage baseball games to parades and lamp light tours. And its all free for enjoyment. We find it a great source of educational and entertains activities for our grandkids.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank MarineAir10
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a great place to visit for a trip back in time. The historians are knowledgeable and happy to answer your questions.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 720dee
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a great area to walk around, their are so many buildings here . They are being renovated it will be neat to see what is done with all these unused buildings

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank simpleyme
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