• bible sitting next to a teapot

    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Base of Hill circa 1940

Historic photo of base of hill, base lined with trees. Vegetation sparse otherwise.
Proposed development site--the base of Shaft Hill circa 1940.

Did You Know?

Oregon Trail Wagon

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.