Although Fort Vancouver has a Euro-American history dating back to the early 19th century, the City of Vancouver dates most it’s historic buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. On this architectural walking tour we’ll explore the history of the city through stories about a number of pivotal buildings in the core downtown area including the historic Sisters of Providence Academy and Kiggins Theater.
This leisurely paced walking tour covers less than 1 mile in about 2 1/2 hours.
The fee for this narrated walking tour is $15. You may pay by check, cash or credit card at the start of the tour. Or you may pay in advance through PayPal by following this link: http://bit.ly/22q0waD
Downtown Vancouver is well served by C-Tran public transit.
We’ll meet in front of the Bell Tower in Esther Short Park. (see photo ) Look for the red and white Meetup sign.
About Positively Portland Walking Tours
Explore the architecture, history and culture of Portland and environs with architectural historian Eric Wheeler. These walking tours feature downtown Portland and the surrounding historic neighborhoods as well as other communities in the greater Portland area.
Eric’s tours are designed for new arrivals, visitors and long-time Portland residents. The easy walking pace is designed to allow plenty of opportunity to see the sites, hear the guide and engage socially with other participants. This is a Meetup after all!
The tours typically meet and end at a restaurant, pub or coffee shop, to allow for optional social time with the group before or after the tour. There is a fee for these researched and guided walking tours. Typically $15 per tour.
Cover image courtesy Positively Portland Walking Tours.