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Dec
14

Bird Spot! at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

 We're introducing a new program for the inexperienced and veterans of bird watching. Thanks to volunteer Pam Gunn, an experienced birder, Bird Spot at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is underway. As we move ahead developing maps and methods and generally organizing volunteer efforts, you may enjoy this brief video of Pam's pho...

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Oct
05

A Song of Seasons in the Heritage Garden

 A Song of Seasons in the Heritage Garden - shot and edited by Troy Wayrynen

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Sep
29

Fort Vancouver Heritage Garden - Historical Tour

 The Friends of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site are excited to share a historical tour of the garden.  Special thanks to:  Troy Wayrynen Helen Devery  The Portland Garden Club  The National Park Foundation  Fort Vancouver garden volunteers

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Sep
16

Lillian Pitt - History Makers 2021

The Friends' are excited to announce that our partner artist Lillian Pitt is being honored by the Oregon historical Society as one of the four "History Makers" of 2021. This annual event honors contemporary individuals and organizations that are positively shaping the history, culture, and landscape of Oregon. This years event will be hosted virtua...

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Sep
09

Basket Weaving demonstrations

The Friends of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site are always pleased   to welcome the Columbia Basin Basketry Guild to the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center (1501 E Evergreen Blvd. Vancouver, WA 98661) for basket weaving demonstrations. This talented group shares ideas and techniques with everyone who makes the time to attend. We look...

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