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A General House-- With Cannons!

The Howard House was built in late 1879 in a mixture of Classical Revival and the Italianate style... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
RSNN
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Portland, Oregon
important historic spot

A valuable bit of information about racial relations, which the Howards promoted. Excellent view... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
aphrab
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hickory, nc
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24 Jul 2017
“A General House-- With Cannons!”
18 Jul 2017
“important historic spot”
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Named for General Oliver Otis Howard, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient in the Civil War, this historic home features exhibits of the region's dramatic history from the mid-19th century to the 1930s.
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750 Anderson St, Vancouver, WA 98661-3853
+1 360-992-1820
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

The Howard House was built in late 1879 in a mixture of Classical Revival and the Italianate style architecture. The house has a very low pitched roof, polygonal bay windows, and a wrap-around porch. The original occupant of this house was General Oliver Otis Howard....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

A valuable bit of information about racial relations, which the Howards promoted. Excellent view of the residential area.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank aphrab
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This one-armed Civil War General who had great sympathy for the southern slaves established Howard University in Washington as part of reconstruction. But Howard was also the cavalry Indian fighter who pursued Chief Joseph and his Nez Perce people across four states that ended just...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Although this gorgeous Victorian home located in the Fort Vancouver area, this home is no longer open for public viewing as it is now an office space.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Theresa A
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