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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Stout-Hearted Seven Study Guide

The Stout-Hearter Seven is a book about the Sager children. Their parents died on the Oregon Trail. Other people helped them travel and get to the mission at Waiilatpu. The Whitmans took them in where they stayed until the events of 1847.

The book may be used in the classroom. A set of activities related to each chapter has been created for classroom use. As a read aloud, literature circle, or independent reading and study the book may bring about a better understanding of events at Waiilatpu.

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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.