— Officers Row —At the beginning of the 20th century, Vancouver was the headquarters for the Department of the Columbia, a vast administrative unit in the Northwest. The population of the post almost tripled in response to increased military activity both at home and abroad. There were not enough barracks for soldiers stationed here, and men were sleeping in tents. An ambitious building scheme was begun that would enable the post to garrison a regiment of infantry and two batteries of artillery. The gouble artillery barracks was constructed during that period, erected on this site in 1904.
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|Placed By||Vancouver National Historic Reserve|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 8:28am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10T E 526017 N 5052576|
|Decimal Degrees||45.62625000, -122.66623333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 45° 37.575', W 122° 39.974'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||45° 37' 34.50" N, 122° 39' 58.44" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 638 Hathaway Rd, Vancouver WA 98661, US|
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