The Triple Nickels-The 555th Parachute Infantry in WWII

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The Triple Nickels-The 555th Parachute Infantry in WWII Nov. 18 at 7:00 pm Location: Virtual Join retired Army Sergeant Major Chris Lewis, Director of Education and Volunteer Services at the National Infantry Museum, for a talk about the 555th Parachute Infantry. These pioneering soldiers formed the ranks of the first African American Parachute Infantry unit […]

Special Saturday: Rediscovering DB Cooper

Pearson Field Education Center 201A East Reserve Street, Vancouver, WA

Special Saturday: Rediscovering DB Cooper November 20th- from 10am to 2pm Explore the forensics and engineering as we delve into the 50th Anniversary of  the unsolved mystery of the DB Cooper hijacking at Pearson Field Education Center.

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Invisible Warriors: African American Women in WWII with filmmaker Gregory Cooke

Artillery Barracks 600 E Hatheway, Vancouver, Washington

Invisible Warriors: African American Women in WWII with filmmaker Gregory Cooke Dec 4th or 9th at 7pm (or 2pm for a Saturday) Location: Virtual Invisible Warriors features real pioneers – the first Black women to work in industry and government administrative service. The film is an unforgettable conversation among a diverse group of African American “Rosie […]

Vancouver’s First Black Families with Melissa Williams

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Vancouver’s First Black Families with Melissa Williams January 6, 2022 at 7pm Location: Virtual Williams will share the story of housing and Vancouver’s African American community from 1940-1960. Learn how Black families made Southwest Washington their home during wartime, what factors pushed many out of the area after the war, and about the lasting contributions […]

Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular

Pearson Airfield at Fort Vancouver 101 E Reserve St, Vancouver, WA

Vancouver's Fireworks Spectacular 2022 The 58th Annual Vancouver Fireworks Spectacular at Fort Vancouver National Site is set for July 4th, 2022. More information will be available closer to date. Interested in sponsorship for 2022? Please contact Judy Starr at 360-992-1800 or click on the link below. E-MAIL JUDY