Take a tour of the barracks at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

Photo by Cheryl Landes Fort Vancouver Curator Curator Meagan Huff is leading a series of free tours of the barracks at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington, in July and August. The tours last 45 minutes and will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 16-17 and August 20-21, at 9;30 a.m. … Continue reading Take a tour of the barracks at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

Farm Days return to Pomeroy Living History Farm

Enjoy the fresh air while exploring the grounds at the Pomeroy Living History Farm in Southwest Washington the first weekend of the month from May through August. Also shop local vendors and purchase food during this family-friendly Farm Days event. The 2021 dates for Farm Days are (all on Saturday and Sunday): May 1-2June 5-6July … Continue reading Farm Days return to Pomeroy Living History Farm

Christmas at the Gillette Castle

Decorations on one of the Christmas trees inside Gillette Castle in East Haddam, Connecticut Photos by Cheryl Landes In November and December, volunteers decorate the Gillette Castle inside and out for the holidays. The 24-room mansion overlooking the Connecticut River Valley resembles a medieval-style castle. It's the former home of William Gillette (1853-1937), an actor … Continue reading Christmas at the Gillette Castle