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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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Vancouver, Washington
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is a beautiful area that once housed military officers adjacent to Fort Vancouver. The houses, lawns, trees and flowers are all beautiful year round. We participate in a car show there every year in August. This will be the biggest year for us so far!

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Vancouver
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Officer's Row is about five blocks long. The houses were for the officers stationed at Fort Vancouver and have been kept in good repair. Many are now used as offices. Wide lawns, nice gardens and shady sidewalks make this a popular walk. Across the street is the Fort Vancouver Barracks and Parade Ground. The O O Howard House is nearby... More 

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portland Or
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Pretty little white houses all in a row. Does not say much to the area other than Officers lived here long ago~

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belfast
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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

George C Marshall was camp commandant just before WWII --his house restored as near as possible to period that he stayed there. fascinating.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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131 reviews 131 reviews
27 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

The houses are historic and beautiful the grounds are so well kept. Take time to explore the area while learning of history.

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Seattle, Washington
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77 reviews 77 reviews
22 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

We drove through this area - Fort Vancouver along Officers row - very scenic and not what I was expecting. Lovely old restored houses with tree lined streets like something out of a movie! We nearly went and had lunch at the Grant House but we kept driving down to the river. Maybe next time we'll stop by and try... More 

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Ridgefield, Wa.
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

While visiting the Fort Vancouver we strolled down Officers Row;. The trees and yards are impressive. Seeing the old restored homes is just enchanting. Lunch or dinner at the Grant House is a treat.

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Vancouver, Washington
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

This is like stepping back into the 40's! The Marshal House is where former Sec State Marshal lived during WWII.

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Newhall, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Tours of row houses available. Interesting and a fine place to learn a lot of history and have a great lunch. Nearby, easy access.

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Vancouver, Washington
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

The beautiful houses found along this road makes you feel like you are back in the turn of the century. Many things to do including tours and re-inactement acitivities at the fort...beautiful event place

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