CCHM announces new executive director

The Board of Trustees of the Clark County Historical Society (CCHS) and Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Bradley Richardson as its new Executive Director, effective August 28, 2017.

Brad Richardson has worked previously for CCHS 2011-2016 as Museum Curator, Experience Coordinator, and Visitor Services Coordinator. Among his accomplishments were greatly expanding the successful Walking Tour Program, launching the History Town Halls series, exhibit design, and management of the museum collection.

Born and raised in Camas and Washougal, Washington, Brad Richardson holds an M.A. in Public History from Portland State University and a B.A. in History from Washington State University Vancouver. He was nominated for the 2017 George C. Marshall Public Leadership Award and recognized as a 2015 Visit Vancouver USA Tourism Ambassador.

In 2017, the CCHS celebrates its 100th anniversary. Richardson notes, “The Clark County Historical Museum, founded by CCHS in 1964, is a remarkable local institution that collects, preserves, and shares Clark County’s story. As a lifelong resident, I’m excited and honored to lead this organization and continue this important work for my community. Our museum’s past is rich and future is bright.”

North Bank Now features “Shadows of Conflict” exhibit

Click here to read an article about Shadows of Conflict: Clarke County and the Civil War on North Bank Now Magazine’s website.


Artifact Detectives program recognised in Ridgefield School District’s ‘Did You Know?’

Click here to read an article from the Ridgefield School District’s ‘Did You Know?’ series on the Artifact Detectives program at Union Ridge Elementary School.


CCHM Walking Tours tapings now available on YouTube

This past fall 2013, Comcast Channel 29 (in Clark County) aired ESD 112’s tapings of our 2013 Downtown Vancouver Walking Tours, each of which focused on a different downtown Vancouver neighborhood. The airings are now over, but you can now view them all on YouTube by clicking here!