Military History Talk – Ulysses S. Grant Slept Here?

O.O. Howard House 750 Anderson St., Vancouver, WA, United States

Join the Vancouver Barracks Military Association for “Ulysses S. Grant Slept Here?” on Thursday, May 23 at 6:30 pm at the Howard House. As a young Brevet Captain, Grant served as quartermaster at Vancouver Barracks from 1852-53.  Historian and archaeologist Jeff Davis (U.S. Army, Retired) will discuss his new research on the history of 1849 […]

Memorial Day Remembrance

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

Please join the Community Military Appreciation Committee (CMAC) and the Vancouver National Park Service in honoring our military fallen heroes. The ceremony will include music from the 204th Army Band, Air National Guard 142nd Wing Flyover, Boy Scouts raising the Garrison Flag, VFW Post 7824 Honor Guard, rifle salute, bagpiper, dove release, cannon firing and […]

Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra

Providence Academy 400 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, WA, United States

Come to dance or just to listen at the historic Academy Ballroom! Since 2016, The Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra has been delighting audiences with the music of the roaring 20s and Depression era 30s. Under the leadership of master showman Sammuel Murry-Hawkins, the ensemble transports audiences to the golden age of Hot Jazz and […]

Summer Fest – Music with True Vibez

O.O. Howard House 750 Anderson St., Vancouver, WA, United States

We're kicking off Summer Fest with an evening of music, food and fun!  Experience the cool island music vibes with True Vibez! Bring a picnic blanket and relax in the shade. FREE event! Delicious food and beverages available for purchase. Food provided by Razo's Tacos and sample delicious cocktails (or mocktails) from Hot to Trot's […]

Summer Fest – Celebrate the Summer Solstice!

O.O. Howard House 750 Anderson St., Vancouver, WA, United States

Summer's finally here and we're kicking it off with a summer solstice celebration! Join us, along with our friends from A Space to Bloom Yoga, for a peaceful and centering welcome to the summer season. The beautiful grounds of the O.O. Howard House provide a gathering space to enjoy creating a make and take craft […]

Officers Row Trees Walking Tour

Join City of Vancouver Urban Forestry staff on Tuesday, June 25 at noon for a walking tour to learn more about the tree species along Officers Row. Historic Trust staff will share some information about the architecture of the late 19th century Army residences and the people who lived in them along the way. Participants […]


Summer Fest 2024 – Picnic in the Park

Join us for a Picnic in the Park! Saturday, July 6, 2024, 11 am - 6 pm Fort Vancouver Historic Site, Parade Grounds and Officers Row Favorite Summer Foods | Live Music | Lawn Games Join us at the Fort Vancouver National Site for a wonderful community event filled with a full day of activities […]

Summer Fest – Music with Fadin’ by 9

O.O. Howard House 750 Anderson St., Vancouver, WA, United States

Join us for an evening of amazing bluegrass harmonies with Fadin' by 9! Pulling from their various musical histories, from traditional bluegrass to more contemporary tunes, Fadin' by 9's music is sure to entertain. We've also got you covered with food & drink! Tasty food provided by Bribe My Belly and delicious cocktails (and mocktails) […]

How Beer Might Save Democracy

Red Cross Building 605 Barnes Street, Vancouver, United States

The Historic Trust and Humanities Washington partner to present a discussion with Michael Goldsby .  Polarized politics have turned Americans against their fellow Americans. Pew reports that Americans’ contempt for opposing parties is “broader and deeper than in the recent past.” What are we to do? Professor Michael Goldsby discusses a simple solution: get off social […]