• bible sitting next to a teapot

    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

50th Anniversary Photo

Historic photo looking down hill at large group of people.
50th Anniversary of the Whitman Massacre, 1897.

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.