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Officers' Row

Address: One street north of East Evergreen Boulevard, Vancouver, WA
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Ranked #3 of 23 Attractions in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Cultural
Owner description: This historic drive is lined with 21 restored Victorian homes built for military officers of the...
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Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Cultural
Owner description: This historic drive is lined with 21 restored Victorian homes built for military officers of the Vancouver Barracks, including Ulysses S. Grant, General O.O. Howard House and George C. Marshall. Two of the homes are open for tours.

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English first
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42 reviews 42 reviews
38 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This row is where the most important residents of Vancouver lived in the past. Very interesting historically and beautiful architecture

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Beautiful neighborhood with a history! Great old Victorian homes built for officers, evidently. This is a great place to take a walk and some selfies!

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Wisconsin
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Had a nice day so we took a stroll in the area. Lots of nice historical houses to see. Some were open for tours with gift shops inside. Reminded me of some plantation houses in the south. Huge yards and grounds in the area. Nice drive through the area.

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Portland, Oregon
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are in Vancouver, driving along or parking and walking along Officer's Row is a relaxing and easy way to admire beautiful mid-nineteenth century architecture and enjoy a lovely view of the Willamette River. I took my mother here and she admired the homes and river view from the car. We got out of the car to walk around... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Beautiful homes on a tree lined street. Have lunch at the Grant House on the porch. Terrific menu, great food.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

this is a very nice place to visit some of the original homes are available for you to look round, if you like history and things its well worth the visit

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Prescott, Arizona
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed strolling beneath the giant trees along the Officer's row and visiting the historic homes. Lunch at the Grant House was delicious and special. It is good to walk where some very famous American military figures have been and to imagine life there in their time. A beautiful setting along the Columbia and a stone's throw from the very... More 

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Southern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I agree with some of the other reviewers this is a very interesting area of Vancouver and is very elegant and pretty to view, but it is not necessary to get out of your car unless you are looking for some exercise. There are signs that can be viewed from the street identify some of the houses as some are... More 

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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Homes were elegant and the grounds were well kept up. The park is beautiful, quite and a nice place to relax, also go to the barracks area.

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Madison, al
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Homes were elegant with beautiful grounds. The Marshall house very interesting. Grant House was great place for dinner.

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