Summer Fest – Grant House 175th Birthday Party presented by Columbia Credit Union

Grant House 1101 Officers Row, Vancouver, United States

It’s time to celebrate the 175th birthday of the first home built on Officers Row with an afternoon open house and outdoor bash featuring musical entertainment, fun family activities, and cake, of course! Built in 1849, the house is named in honor of General Ulysses S. Grant, and careful restoration and preservation by The Historic […]

That Ribbon of Highway: Woody Guthrie in the Pacific Northwest

Red Cross Building 605 Barnes Street, Vancouver, United States

The Historic Trust and Humanities Washington partner to present a discussion with Joel Underwood.  Folksinger and activist Woody Guthrie composed 26 songs in 30 days while riding along the Columbia River and touring the Grand Coulee Dam Project in 1941. With his unique, authentic voice, he chronicled both the grandeur and the perils of what […]

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Coming Home: How the Nez Perce Tribe Regained Their Cultural Heritage

Red Cross Building 605 Barnes Street, Vancouver, United States

The Historic Trust and Humanities Washington partner to present a discussion with Trevor James Bond.  Belongings deeply important to tribal communities are often housed in museums far away from those communities. In this talk, hear the remarkable story of how the Nez Perce Tribe and their allies purchased the largest and oldest collection of Nez Perce […]

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Stomp and Shout: The Untold Story of Northwest Rock & Roll

Red Cross Building 605 Barnes Street, Vancouver, United States

Northwest Rock & Roll’s historical highpoints are well documented—in the late 20th century, Nirvana, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, and other grunge gods took the world by storm. Previously, Seattle’s Queensrÿche and Heart had ruled the heavy metal realm. And prior to that, The Wailers, The Kingsmen, Paul Revere and The Raiders, and The Sonics had all […]