Exhibit: Chief Umtuch and How Battle Ground Got Its Name

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Battle Ground gets its name from an incident that happened 167 years ago. Friends of Battle Ground Community Library are sponsoring an exhibit to tell the remarkable story, left 100 years ago in the files of historian Lucullus McWhorter. Come to the library and learn about Chief Umtuch and how Battle Ground got its name.

Starting October 10 and showing through November, during library open hours.


Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.

Los eventos y programas de la biblioteca están abiertos al público y se brindan sin costo. Se pueden solicitar adaptaciones especiales utilizando nuestro formulario de solicitud de adaptaciones (en inglés) hasta 15 días antes del evento.

This is a Friends of the Library event. The Friends group is an independent fund-raising organization under the umbrella of the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation, which is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, working to support Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries through funding, advocacy and volunteer support.