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This new audio podcast will take you behind the scenes at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Conversations with staff members, visitors, park partners and many of the site's 400 volunteers will take you on an intimate journey and help show why this urban national park - with its historic buildings, expansive recreational opportunities, reconstructed fort, dozens of interpretive programs and special events, and a collection of over 2 million artifacts - is relevant today.

This new audio podcast will take you behind the scenes at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Conversations with staff members, visitors, park partners and many of the site's 400 volunteers will take you on an intimate journey and help show why this urban national park - with its historic buildings, expansive recreational opportunities, reconstructed fort, dozens of interpretive programs and special events, and a collection of over 2 million artifacts - is relevant today.
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This new audio podcast will take you behind the scenes at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. Conversations with staff members, visitors, park partners and many of the site's 400 volunteers will take you on an intimate journey and help show why this urban national park - with its historic buildings, expansive recreational opportunities, reconstructed fort, dozens of interpretive programs and special events, and a collection of over 2 million artifacts - is relevant today.

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English


Episodes

Archaeology at Fort Vancouver, Part 2

12/4/2009
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Archaeologists Dr. Doug Wilson and Dr. Robert Cromwell continue their discussion of the park's archaeology program. They recap fifty years of archaeology at the site and also share their "dream digs" in the park. Part 2 of 2.

Duration:00:38:54

Archaeology at Fort Vancouver, Part 1

10/8/2009
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Ever wonder about the role of archaeology at Fort Vancouver? Join park employees Dr. Doug Wilson and Dr. Bob Cromwell behind the scenes as they describe the park's acclaimed archaeology program. Part 1 of 2.

Duration:00:42:17

The Museum Collection

7/27/2009
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Curious about the two million artifacts that have been recovered at the site during archaeological digs? How about old images, textiles, and other objects? Join park employees Tessa Langford and Heidi Pierson behind the scenes with the park's extensive museum collection.

Duration:00:30:56

McLoughlin House Celebration

5/22/2009
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In May 2009, a special celebration commemorated the 100th anniversary of the preservation and relocation of the McLoughlin House. Join the park's volunteers, partners, staff, and public officials as they share their reflections on the day and its significance.

Duration:00:19:05

Historic Weapons Programs

5/11/2009
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Ever wonder what's behind the big "boom" of the cannon or the "crack" of the musket at one of the park's black powder programs? Join park rangers Bill DeBerry and Doug Halsey as they take you behind the scenes and demystify the park's historic weapons program.

Duration:00:30:52