Hough Elementary historic plaque unveiling scheduled

Clark County Historical Society & Museum Buildings Plaque Program to be unveiled

VANCOUVER — Clark County Historical Society & Museum is excited to announce the launch of its Historic Buildings Plaque Program (HBPP) on Fri.,, Mar. 15, with the unveiling of a plaque celebrating Hough Elementary and its namesake, Patrick (Paddy) Hough.

The unveiling will take place at 1:45 p.m. at the front entrance of Hough Elementary School located at 1900 Daniels Street, Vancouver. This will be a part of the annual Hough Paddy’s Day Parade festivities.

The plaque celebrates beloved educator Patrick (Paddy) Hough, Vancouver architect Donald Stewart, and the Hidden brick used in the construction of the school.

The CCHSM Historic Building Plaque Program is designed to provide interpretative plaques for buildings, structures, and/or locations, which are selected by the CCHSM and recognized as historic places. With the help of community partners, the HBPP creates an engaging way to educate the public about the rich histories of buildings throughout Clark County, which in turn creates a better sense of stewardship and community.

For more information about the event or to find out more about the Historic Buildings Plaque Program, contact the museum at (360) 993-5679 or by email at events@cchmuseum.org.

Information provided by Clark County Historical Museum.

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