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550 Ways to Explore Vancouver, WA Today

Our super, big list of things to do in Vancouver, USA. The Boredom Blues are over. That is if you are up to the task of trying something new. Whether you have lived in Vancouver, Wa. all your life or just moved here last week this list is your ticket to explore new places, spaces and fun things to do.

Explore Vancouver Washington History

Vancouver, Washington (USA) is the oldest permanent white settlement in the state of Washington. It began with the establishment of Fort Vancouver by the British Hudson Bay Company in 1825. Then in 1849 the first United States Army post for the area was built above the British Fort. Vancouver became a central military headquarters for the Northwest Indian Wars and other peace keeping efforts.

Vancouver has a long list of “firsts” in the Pacific Northwest that includes agriculture, commerce and community. From the first apple tree to the first brewery, from the first grist mill to the largest spruce production plant in the world in 1917. There is more to discover about Vancouver’s past and plenty to explore of Vancouver’s future. Start with our history resource page.

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Where in Vancouver, USA? A monthly mystery invitation to discover places and events around the area by playing a variety of games and puzzles. Indoor fun with Jigsaw puzzles, Crosswords, Word Searches, Hangman and more will introduce you to life in and about Clark County. Free printables are added each week as well.
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