Army Batteries on the Pacific Coast – Old Guards of the Columbia

The original Fort Stevens consisted of a fort made mainly of dirt with gun emplacements and several buildings, all completed in 1865.  To protect it from land attack, the original Fort was surrounded by a moat with a drawbridge! In 1897, as part of a nationwide program to improve coastal and harbor defenses, Fort Stevens started … More Army Batteries on the Pacific Coast – Old Guards of the Columbia

A Milo McIver wrap up – Our Great Camp Host Experience!

Donald & I just finished our most recent Camp Hosting gig at Milo McIver State Park, located in the Northern Cascades. We really enjoyed our stay at the park – working as kayak hosts and doing other interpretive work (fish painting, animal tracks, bat talks).  We enjoyed it so much we plan to return in … More A Milo McIver wrap up – Our Great Camp Host Experience!