• 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?

photo of Alice Clarissa's memorial marker

On her 29th birthday Narcissa gave birth to a daughter, Alice Clarissa. The Cayuse called her “Cayuse Te-mi” (Cayuse girl) because she was born on Cayuse land. Some historians see her as a potential bridge between the two cultures. Unfortunately Alice Clarissa drowned when she was 2 years old.