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Walk & Talk – The Sisters of Providence Arrival in the PNW

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

On December 8th, 1854, five brave French-Canadian Catholic nuns stepped off a seamer ship an began the important mission to provide care, education and spiritual support to the most vulnerable people in this western outpost.  For this tour we will honor the anniversary of the arrival of the Sisters of Providence starting at the Columbia River where the sisters arrived, visiting the site of the sisters first mission ending at beautiful Providence Academy.

This 90 minute tour covers a 1 mile gradual uphill stroll. Please meet your tour guide at the Waterfront Park Parking Lot at 111 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA 98661. This is directly south of the Old Apple Tree Park. Although this is a free tour, donations are appreciated and support Education Programs at The Historic Trust. Space is limited, so registration is required.

Sisters of Providence


December 8
10:00 am - 11:30 am


Fort Vancouver Waterfront Park
111 SE Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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