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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Park Fun

A young visitor paints Indian designs on a rock.

Visitor makes her own pictograph. You can do this at home. Get a rock and some paint. Paint a traditional design or create one of your own. What does your pictograph say to people?

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Crafts You Can Do at Home

Make Indian Moccasins

Make Adobe Bricks

Make a Model of a Covered Wagon

Make a Patchwork Quilt

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.