Built as quarters for the post commander, the house was named for General George C. Marshall who served as commander of Vancouver Barracks from 1936-38. This elegant Queen Anne Victorian home is available for weddings, receptions, parties and other special events. A list of approved caterers will be made available to you.
1301 Officers Row
Vancouver, WA 98661
Amenities: The Marshall House is ADA accessible, has bathrooms, and a catering kitchen that provides a sink and refrigerator (range and oven not available).
Room Dimensions: Up to 2,376 square feet (square footage varies depending on room rented)
Audio-Visual Equipment: The Multi-media Room can accommodate presentations with TV and VCR/DVD.
Parking Policy: The Marshall House has 35 parking spaces in the front of and to the rear of the house during daytime events (Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm) and 75 spaces (front parking lot and spaces to the rear of the house) for evening and weekend events. If more than 35 cars are anticipated for any event, prior arrangements MUST BE MADE with the Marshall House staff for alternate parking, and a parking attendant must be provided by the room renter for the first 45 minutes of the rental event. These areas include:
East Reserve parking lot (60 spaces)
Office overflow parking lot (35 spaces)
- West end of Officers Row angle parking (112 spaces)
Note: Although available to your guest, the parking spaces in front of the Marshall House may be used by the public and cannot be guaranteed.
No parking is permitted on any grassy area or parking strips adjacent to the Marshall House. Parking is also prohibited on the National Park Service or Vancouver Barracks property. No parking is permitted in the Grant House parking lot for Marshall House events. Violators in these areas will be towed at owner’s expense.
Tables and Chairs: In addition to the large, stately and functional tables in the Conference Room, and antique furniture throughout the house; available for use are four 96” rectangular tables, eight 72” rectangular tables, seven 48” outdoor wrought iron round tables and 27 wrought iron chairs. All other furniture must be arranged separately.
Fireplaces: The Marshall House fireplaces are inoperable. They are capped at the chimney top and no burning material will be permitted in the fireplaces.
Food and Beverage Restrictions: Food and beverages, such as greasy finger foods, red meat sauces, red wine, red punch, or red cake frosting, which can stain rugs and furniture, are not permitted. No alcoholic beverages other than white wine, champagne, and beer (only bottled, cans, or 3 gallon pony kegs) will be permitted.
Furniture Care: The Marshall House is furnished with authentic articles, some of which have considerable historic value. Extra care will be taken by the renting party to ensure that the surfaces and fabrics of the furniture are protected from spills, stains, burns and watermarks. All tables that are used to serve food must be covered with plastic and a tablecloth. Cloths may be rented from the Marshall House for a fee.
Furniture Placement: A renting party will meet with Marshall House staff prior to an event to fill out a “floor plan” to determine furniture placement for the event. If any furniture is to be moved during the rental event, the staff will monitor and the room renter will assume responsibility and provide able bodied volunteers to move the furniture.
Staking: Due to the historic nature of the site, absolutely no staking will be permitted on any of the exterior grounds. Tents and any other top-heavy items must be weighed down.
Size: Conference Room - 19 feet by 29 feet totaling 551 square feet
*Any rental exceeding 7 hours will be charged an additional hourly fee.
**Occupancy for weekend rentals only is increased by 45 due to the entry being available for use
Note: The second floor is not for rent. All event activities will be restricted to the first floor during the day. Bathrooms on the second floor may be used for evening and weekend rentals.
- Capacity: < 50
- Contact: Frances Anderson
- Phone: (360) 693-3103