Attack on the Mission 1847
Attack on the Mission - More Detailed Version
Catherine Sager's account of the attack
Accounts of the Attack and Period of Captivity
Living Arrangements - Fall 1847
Did You Know?
The Whitmans’ mission was important to early Oregon Trail travelers. Those who were sick, tired, or hungry or who needed a wagon fixed would make the side trip to the mission. Some would spend the winter with the Whitmans before continuing on to the Willamette Valley.