O.O. Howard House

General O.O. Howard House

Situated in the Fort Vancouver National Site, the Howard House was built in 1879 for Civil War General, Oliver Otis Howard and today is headquarters of the Fort Vancouver National Trust. The Howard House can host meeting space or small receptions in our Education Conference Room or outdoor courtyard. Available amenities include audio/visual equipment, wi-fi hook up and coffee service.



The Howard House is ADA accessible, has bathrooms amenities, and a catering kitchen that provides a sink, oven (not range), and refrigerator.


Conference Room - 19 feet by 29 feet totaling 551 square feet


Audio-Visual Equipment

State-of-the-art built-in projection/sound system that is easily accessed and included in use of the room.

Tables and Chairs

Indoor tables and chairs are included in your rental and are set up prior to your event start time. Available for your use are; 72” rectangular tables and 40 fabric chairs. All other furniture must be arranged separately.

RATES (Hourly)

7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(4 hour minimum)
Mon - Fri
After 5 p.m.
(4 hour minimum) 
Friday after 5pm
Saturday & Sunday
(4 hour minimum)
Main Conference Room 50 $50.00/hr $100.00/hr $150.00/hr
Up Stairs Conf. Room 10 $50.00/hr $100.00/hr $100.00/hr or $200 flat fee with rental of Main Conf. Room
Main ConferenceRoom,Patio,& Grounds Up to 2,000 $50/hr + $500 for grounds $100/hr + $500 for grounds $150/hr + $500 for grounds

Grounds Only*
No Restroom Access

Up to 2,000 $500 flat fee Contact FVNT for quote Contact FVNT for quote

*Based on a 12 hour rental; any rental exceeding 12 hours will be charged an additional hourly fee.



750 Anderson Street
Vancouver, WA 98661



The Howard House has 24 parking spaces in the east parking lot and 24 parking spaces in the west parking lot for use during events. Although available to your guests, the parking spaces in the lot south of the Howard House may be used by the public and cannot be guaranteed. No parking is allowed on any grassy area or parking strips adjacent to the Howard House.

No parking is allowed on the National Park Service or Vancouver Barracks property. No parking is allowed in the Grant House parking lot for Howard House events. Violators in these areas will be towed at owner’s expense.

Click here for the parking map