Field Trip to Columbia Springs…
Join the Clark County Historical Museum (CCHM) on Thursday, September 7, 2017 for our FREE Museum After Hours event to learn more about Columbia Springs! This event will NOT be held at the museum. We will be meeting at Columbia Springs, located at 12208 SE Evergreen Hwy. Vancouver, WA 98663 at 6pm. We will be visiting this great organization, learning about its history, and taking a look at its beautiful grounds.
Columbia Springs is the historic site of the first lumber mill in the Pacific Northwest, and current home to the Vancouver Trout Hatchery, which was built in 1938 as part of the Works Progress Administration during Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal.
We will take a tour of the facilities and hear about the history and current operations. This is a free event. Please meet us at Columbia Springs, we will be in the large classroom to start. Where comfortable walking shoes as we will be taking a leisurely stroll.