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Washington Historic Sites
9/1/2007
Learn more about your ancestors' home territory.

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

612 E. Reserve St., Vancouver, WA 98661, (360) 816-6230, <nps.gov/fova>: Built as a fur-trading hub, Fort Vancouver became the region's first military post - and later, the first National Historic Site west of the Mississippi River. Today, the site boasts a national park, an archaeological site, an international fur-trade emporium, an operating airfield, a waterfront trail and an environmental center on the banks of the Columbia River.

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