Celebrating Memorial Day Weekend, Veterans and Freedom! Saturday and Sunday, 11:30am-4:00pm at Fort Stevens State Park Historic Site. Families can follow the Old Soldiers Trail Map, discover the Secret Word and win a prize! Follow the Gun Line and discover how Fort Stevens defended us before air power and missiles! See the newly acquired 3-inch gun at Battery Smur! Buy a raffle ticket to Fire a Civil War era cannon and more!
Our Spring 2019 Newsletter is available! The Fort Stevens Review is published by the Friends of Old Fort Stevens, an Oregon 501(c)3 Organization, helping to preserve the history Of Oregon’s Fort Stevens State Park.
Excerpt from this newsletter: "In Their Words, Recollections of Those Who Were Fired Upon – Edited by D. Lindstrom
This is the season to remember the 1942 attack on Fort Stevens by the I-25, a Japanese Submarine. By this time most readers are probably asking, “What else is there to say?” Rather than interpreting it again, first hand experiences are presented here without interference! These individuals were at widely separated locations and as expected, the reader will find differing views of the incident. The following recollections were made fifty years later, so memory and the “fog of war” is at play…."