Open Saturday

Pearson Field Education Center 201A East Reserve Street, Vancouver

Open every Saturday from 10am-5pm, the Pearson Field Education Center is the ideal location for youth of all ages to experience STEM education through aviation. We feature a flight simulator lab, vertical wind table, glider building, historic airplanes and collections on display, and various educational programs. Second Saturdays feature an aviation-themed presentation and a new […]

Spring Chautauqua: The Japanese Internment in Washington State

Red Cross Building 605 Barnes Street, Vancouver

Courtesy of Seattle Times FREE EVENT Learn about the forced evacuation and relocation of Japanese American citizens during World War II. 2:00 pm - May 23, 2020 Mr. Clarence Moriwaki, President, Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community will give a presentation on what led to the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans and how to prevent similar […]

4th Annual The Vancouver Chautauqua at The Historic Trust


Explore Six Days of History, Performances, Lectures, Workshops, and Literature The Historic Trust, its partners and numerous community participants join together to present six days of discover, networking, opportunities to share ideas, and be entertained.  This year’s activities are even more diverse; there is something for everyone.  The Vancouver Chautauqua is modeled after the iconic […]

Sisters of Providence: A Pilgrimage of Service & Dedication

Fort Vancouver Waterfront Park 111 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver

The Historic Trust is hosting a pilgrimage over time and place recreating the arrival of the Sisters of Providence in Vancouver.  A two mile walk “in their footsteps” marks the historical moments in their journey that changed the face of the Pacific Northwest.  Participants will travel on foot from the wharf area at Fort Vancouver Waterfront Park […]