Whitman Mission National Historic Site by Erwin N. Thompson
Marcus and Narcissa Whitman and the Opening of Old Oregon by Clifford M. Drury
A Brief History and Description of the National Park System
Did You Know?
Great Basin Wild Rye Grass is part of the natural landscape at Whitman Mission. The name Waiilatpu, meaning place of rye grass, was used by the people to name the mission site.