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The resources listed below may supplement materials for classroom use. The Treaty of 1855 for the local Indian Nations was signed in the Walla Walla Valley. The Whitman Mission National Historic Site brochure gives a background to the mission site history. The Grounds tape recording and Whitman Saga tape recording documents may be used to study and analyze perspectives of the mission at Waiilatpu story.
Did You Know?
The mission at Waiilatpu had a sawmill supplying it with needed cut lumber. It was located in the Mill Creek drainage. Lumber was needed for the split rail fences and finishing the houses built at the mission.