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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

For Kids

Young visitor holds "Jumping Jack" he made while visiting park.

Young visitor holds a "Jumping Jack" he made while visiting the park. "Jumping Jacks" are an old-style toy.

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Learning about history can be loads of fun!

Explore the website. Learn how to make Indian moccasins, adobe bricks, or a model covered wagon in Park Fun.

Visit the park. Summer weekends are filled with fun activities.

Become a Junior Ranger.

Did You Know?

Oregon Trail Wagon

Wagons used on the Oregon Trail had to carry nearly 2000 pounds of supplies. They traveled 2000 miles or more to the Oregon Country. Most wagons were pulled by oxen as they could eat the prairie grass and survive without lots of food for lengthy periods.