Friends of Fort Vancouver News

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Nov
10

A Stroll Through Arlington National Cemetery

 Arlington National Cemetery. Hallowed ground where many of the nation's veterans have been laid to rest. Heroes and statesmen, enlisted and officers, women and men who have served in naval and military departments in wars and peacetime since the Civil War. Thousands lie there evoking past events and memories untold. Some are renowned through ...
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Oct
29

Leaf Printing Workshop - with Pamela Gunn

Nov
05

Lillian Pitt's Fabric Masks!

The Friends of Fort Vancouver are excited to announce a collaboration with artist Lillian Pitt. Using designs from Lillian's artwork, these handmade fabric masks are made of 100% washable cotton and 40% of all sales of these masks are donated to the Warm Springs Museum! Learn More: https://www.lillianpitt.shop/shop/mixed-media/7 
Sep
01

Friends of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site - Scavenger Hunt Activity!

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 As children begin a new school year and many students begin learning in different and more virtual ways, the Friends of Fort Vancouver want to offer students and parents an activity that can offer an hour or two of fun and discovery on the grounds of Fort Vancouver. Using the attached PDF, illustrated with watercolors from local author, ...
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Dec
18

Betsy White Wing Ough

"Founder of Washougal, WA" Our story explores the life of Betsy Ough, founder of Washougal, WA. Born into a Cascade tribe, her Indian name translated meant "White Wing." Her tribal village was located at today's Parker's Landing on the Columbia River and her father was Chief Schlyhouse.  In her early twenties, White Wing met a British trader a...
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