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The Incredible Fort Near Portland That Will Take You Back In Time

If you haven’t ventured to this historic fort across the river in Vancouver, now is the time to take the trek. Sitting on the banks of the Columbia, this fort’s legacy as a fur trading and military outpost is a fascinating walk through Pacific Northwest history. Established in 1825, at its height, hundreds of people lived at the fort and in the community, making it the largest population in the west until the late 1840s when San Francisco surpassed it during the gold rush.

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