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  • Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

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Mission Statement

As interpreted though enabling legislation, the purpose of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is to preserve and interpret the following: The site of the nineteenth century Hudson's Bay Company's activities; Settlement of the Oregon Country (became Oregon Territory in 1848); The establishment of the U.S. Army's Vancouver Barracks

Description

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is an urban oasis, a national park nestled in the heart of the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Area. Rich in history and cultural significance, the park is a learning laboratory where you can connect with the people, places, and stories of the past. From reading the latest news release to perusing photos from a special event, there are many ways to learn about the park and understand why it is one of just over 400 units in the National Park System today.

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http://www.nps.gov/fova/index.htm

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