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History of Vancouver, Washington, USA

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Vancouver, Washington, USA

Vancouver is home to several large manufacturers (e.g., Sharp, SEH America, Alcoa, HP), but it primarily known for being the home of Fort Vancouver, the historic Hudson's Bay Trading post. It was founded during the winter of 1824-1825 and served as the fur trading hub in the Pacific Northwest.

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  • 1824 - Dr John McLoughlin establishes Fort Vancouver, Washington

    The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996

  • 1825 - Vancouver, Washington founded
    Grew from Fort Vancouver.
    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1857 - Vancouver is incorporated


  • Vancouver, Washington, USA
    Main Street, Vancouver, Wash.
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  • Vancouver, Washington, USA
    Vancouver-Portland Ferry across Columbia River, Vancouver, Wash.
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  • Vancouver, Washington, USA
    Post Hospital, Vancouver, Wash.
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  • 1906
    Vancouver, van-koo'ver, a banking city of Washing ton, capital of Clarke co., is situated on the Columbia River and on the Northern Pacific R., 6...Read MORE...


  • News 1927 - TWO WOMEN DIE IN AN AIRPLANE CRASH AT PEARSON FIELD.
    Vancouver, Wash. - While flying is hardly the novelity it had been 10 or 20 years previous, it was still an unusual and (occasionally) dangerous...Read MORE...




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Main Street, Vancouver, Wash.
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Vancouver-Portland Ferry across Columbia River, Vancouver, Wash.
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Post Hospital, Vancouver, Wash.
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History and News of Vancouver, Washington, USA

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  • 1824 - Dr John McLoughlin establishes Fort Vancouver, Washington

    The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996
  • 1825 - Vancouver, Washington founded
    Grew from Fort Vancouver.
    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1857 - Vancouver is incorporated
  • 1906
    Vancouver, van-koo'ver, a banking city of Washing ton, capital of Clarke co., is situated on the Columbia River and on the Northern Pacific R., 6... Read MORE...

  • News  1927 - TWO WOMEN DIE IN AN AIRPLANE CRASH AT PEARSON FIELD.
    Vancouver, Wash. - While flying is hardly the novelity it had been 10 or 20 years previous, it was still an unusual and (occasionally) dangerous... Read MORE...

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