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Vancouver National Historic Reserve

750 Anderson St, Vancouver, WA 98661-3853
+1 360-992-1820
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Little bit 'O history

This VERY short drive is filled with nicely refurbished barracks and officers quarters from early... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Old P
Picnic, walk, or visit a museum

I rate this high-lite of Vancouver a 'six star'. When you walk onto the reserve you can feel it... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
geethree w
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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, Officers' Row and Pearson Field.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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750 Anderson St, Vancouver, WA 98661-3853
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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

Thank Old P
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

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.

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

1  Thank RSNN
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

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.

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.

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

Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is a great place to take a walk through history. At the time of my visit they were restoring some of the buildings, which I am sure were needed. It is interesting to learn who spent time here.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

If you like history of the USA, then the Vancouver National Historic landmark on Officers Row and adjacent Barracks and the rest of the place is where you want to be. You learn the history of the fort and how, during WWII, it looked and...More

Thank DickW343
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