Wintler Park, Vancouver, Washington
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red
N 45° 36.712 W 122° 36.356
10T E 530726 N 5051000
Quick Description: Wintler Community Park is located at 6400 Beach Drive in Vancouver. This park was the property of the Wintler family.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 5/15/2006 2:26:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMCNQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 40

Long Description:


Wintler Community Park is located at 6400 Beach Dr. in Vancouver. This park was the property of the Wintler family. Two brothers, Michael and John Jacob Wintler, were born in Switzerland and immigrated to the United States in the 1850s. Michael came to Clark County first and opened a general store in Parker's Landing. Then he bought a farm and operated it for several years. John Jacob came to Clark County to visit his brother, Micheal. He worked on steam boats on the rivers and then bought a farm near Prune Hill, becoming a permanent resident of Clark County. Ten years later he sold the farm and moved into Vancouver where he owned a harness and saddlery shop. Situated on the bank of the Columbia River, this 12.5-acre park includes picnic tables, observation decks, a sandy beach area, and a restroom.

Instructions for logging waymark: visit Wintler Community Park. Log your impressions. A photograph is required of the park sign with you and/or your GPSr in the picture.

Name: Wintler Park

Street Location: 6400 Beach Dr.

Local Municipality: Vancouver

State/Province, etc.: Washington

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: The Wintler Family (Individuals)

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Columbia River/Beach

Date Established: Not listed

Picnic Facilities: Not listed

Recreational Facilities: Not listed

Monuments/Statues: Not listed

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

Fountains: Not listed

Special Events: Not listed

Traditional Geocaches: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
One photo of the park that is a different view from the one on the page, and give the date and description your visit.

Add any additional information that you may have about this park. A GPSr photo is NOT required.
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