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Officers' Row

Address: One street north of East Evergreen Boulevard, Vancouver, WA
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Ranked #4 of 59 things to do in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic sites, Neighborhoods, Historic walking areas, Other, Sights & Landmarks
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, Neighborhoods, Historic walking areas, Other, Sights & Landmarks
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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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Officers row is a series of building built after the US Army took over the Fort from Hudson's Bay Co. Civil war generals and later ones served and lived here for a time. Combine with touring Fort Vancouver NPR.

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

So nostalgic. We used to live in the house next door to the Grant House. Wonderful sidewalks for walking, and greenspace to enjoy in good weather. It's a must see if you visit Vancouver. Rumor has it some of the houses are haunted....I can attest to one of them being haunted for certain!

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

If you are looking for a place to take your morning walk or just want to stroll through a beautiful neighborhood and look at turn of century homes, check out Officers' Row in the Ft. Vancouver National site. As you stroll you will find lots of interesting information panals that explain the past history of this area. Officers row is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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

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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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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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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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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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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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