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Historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
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Washington Historical MarkersThe Bandstand: Social Center of the Post - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving history of the role bandstands play at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersWhose Anchor? - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving some information about an anchor dredged from the Columbia River but also leaves open the all important question, "Whose anchor?"

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: 9/15/2017

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Washington Historical MarkersWorld War II - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker indicating the events at Vancouver Barracks during World War II and decreasing role it began to play.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/11/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersWorld War I - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker lists a few events that happened around Vancouver Barracks during the World War I era.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/11/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersOfficers Row - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving history of Officers' Row at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/11/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Spanish American War - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker gives brief information about role Vancouver Barracks played in the Spanish American War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/11/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersA Healthy Environment - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker with information on how relatively healthy it was at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersAn Abundant Land - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker noting the good availability of food at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersLife On The Row - The 1850's - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving insight in how life was in the early days of Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersLife On The Row - The 1880's - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving insight into live on Officers' Row during the 1880s.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Marshall House - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving a brief history of the most ornate house on Officers' Row along with its most famous occupant.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersGeorge C. Marshall House - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker listed some of the significant events which have taken place at home known as the Marshal House, the home for the District Commanding officer.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: 6/12/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersOpening Up The West - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker gives brief history of role Army played in aiding in the developing of transportation in the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Great Explorations - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker identifying some of the exploration which was initiated from Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Indian Wars - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker gives brief history of some of the Indian Wars which troops from Vancouver Barracks were involved with.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersFamous Visitors To Officers' Row - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker listing some of the famous people who visited Officers' Row when Vancouver Barracks was an active military post.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersUnited States Military Heroes - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker listing several well known Army officers who served at Vancouver.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Grant House - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving brief history of the Grant House on Officers Row.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersUlysses S. Grant House - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving brief history of house and of Ulysses S. Grants time at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersFirst U.S. Citizen Born In Vancouver - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker noting the birth of the first U.S. citizen in Vancouver, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Oldest Washington Settlement - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker noting that Vancouver is the oldest settlement in Washington state.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersThe End of the American Revolution - Vancouver, Washingon

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Marker notes the final event settling differences between the United States and Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/4/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersThe Rehabilitation - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving brief history the preservation and rehabilitation of Officers Row by the City of Vancouver in the 1980s.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/4/2013

last visited: 5/31/2020

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Washington Historical MarkersOfficers Row - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving brief history of Officer Row at Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/4/2013

last visited: 6/16/2015

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Washington Historical MarkersWashington Centennial Arbor Day - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving brief history of the planting of the trees along "Officers Row" on Vancouver Barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/4/2013

last visited: 10/13/2013

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