Historic Photographers of Vancouver Barracks

Thursday, March 28 / 6:30 pm / Free General Oliver Otis Howard House, 750 Anderson St., Vancouver, WA 98661 From the earliest days of the Vancouver Barracks, government-sponsored pictures and engravings were created, documenting the history of the installation. In addition to official images, private individuals took pictures of the daily life of soldiers and […]

Marshall House Saturday Tours

Do you know why the Marshall House is called the Marshall House? Join us on select Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn more about this historic house and its occupants. Reserve your spot here: https://tinyurl.com/yh7xhw9f

Hey Neighbor – Conversations to Connect Our Community

Artillery Barracks 600 E Hatheway, Vancouver, Washington

Join us at the Artillery Barracks, 600 E Hatheway Rd. on April 18, 6-8 p.m.  As part of the National Week of Conversation (April 15-21), The Historic Trust and partners invite you to participate in a community conversation event based around “36 Questions for Civic Love.” What is civic love? It’s love for this place […]

Military History Talk – The U.S. Army’s Love Affair with Coffee

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

Join us for this interesting and eye-opening presentation by the Vancouver Barracks Military Association! A now-forgotten staff officer once said, “The U.S. Army can fight any battle without a morning cup of coffee…We just prefer not to!” A stereotypical picture of the average U.S. soldier includes a cup of steaming coffee (joe, java, mocha, or jitter-juice) […]

Providence Academy Evening Tours

Have you ever seen the inside of the iconic Providence Academy? Add a historic tour to your Friday night plans! Reserve a spot here: https://tinyurl.com/providenceacademytours

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

Relax under the shade trees on the O.O. Howard House lawn located on Officers Row. Free admission. Delicious tacos available for purchase from Razo's Tacos and tasty beverages from Hot To Trot! Local favorite @truevibezmusic provides the tunes. Bring along a picnic blanket or folding chair if you wish!