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Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

  • Vicinity: NE of Vancouver
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site

Grand Emporium of the West

Explore the lands and structures at the center of fur trade and military history in the Pacific Northwest. Learn about the diverse cultures who lived and worked here. Enjoy relaxing trails along the Columbia River and Village.

Experience costumed programs, hands-on education activities, engaging living history events, creative media and a world-class archaeology collection. Connect to the past. - NPS



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event


McLoughlin House National Historic Site

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Particulars for Fort Vancouver National Historic Site:
Area of Significance Agriculture
Area of Significance Commerce
Owner Federal
Structure Type Fortification
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Industry
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Politics-government
Sight Category Site
Area of Significance Transportation

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

Registry Name: Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Registry Address: NE of Vancouver
Registry Number: 66000370
Resource Type: Site
Owner: Federal
Area in Acres: 166
Contributing Sites: 1
Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Additional documentation
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Site
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Industry, Commerce, Transportation, Military, Politics-government, Agriculture
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1844, 1846
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Fortification
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Park

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