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?
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.