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?
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.