Fort Vancouver National Historic Site reopens after COVID closure

The stockade at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington Photos by Cheryl Landes The Fort Vancouver National Historic Site reopened on October 20 after being closed for several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hours are limited, as is some capacities. The visitor center is open on Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. until … Continue reading Fort Vancouver National Historic Site reopens after COVID closure

Armchair photo tours: Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular in Vancouver, Washington

Photos by Cheryl Landes Vancouver's Fireworks Spectacular has been cancelled this year due to COVID-19, so to celebrate Independence Day today, I'm posting photos from last year's fireworks show. When we can celebrate in person, I volunteer at this event at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. I miss not being there this year and … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular in Vancouver, Washington

Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular cancelled in 2020

Fireworks at a previous Vancouver's Fireworks Spectacular at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) The Historic Trust has cancelled the 2020 Vancouver's Fireworks Spectacular at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. "Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, the organization wants to be responsible and ensure the safety and … Continue reading Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular cancelled in 2020

Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular a simply spectacular Independence Day celebration

Photos by Cheryl Landes On July 4 at the Fort Vancouver National Historic SiteĀ in Vancouver, Washington, the fireworks burst in spectacular displays at this 56th annual event. Some look like giant bouquets of flowers, while others spin and twist in the dark sky. Others shoot up like giant sparklers and pop at the ends. And … Continue reading Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular a simply spectacular Independence Day celebration