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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Be A Junior Ranger

Whitman Mission Junior Ranger Badge

You too can earn a Whitman Mission Junior Ranger badge! Stop by the Visitor Center to get your free booklet and let the fun begin.


Junior Rangers are Very Special People. They:

Learn about our National Parks.

Share what they learn with others.

Respect the plants and animals that live in the parks.

Help keep the park clean by not littering.

Have fun.

Did You Know?

Brass compass which belonged to Dr. Whitman

In the fall of 1842 Dr. Whitman decided to travel from Waiilatpu to Boston. He wanted to convince the board members to keep his mission station open. Dr. Whitman was in such a hurry when he left that he forgot his compass.