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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Endnotes: Introduction and Chapter One

Introduction

  1. Interview with Bill Gulick, Walla Walla, Washington, 17 November 1986.
  2. Ibid.
 

Chapter One

  1. U. S., Congress, House, An Act to Provide for the Establishment of the Whitman National Monument, Pub. L. 840, 74th Cong., 2d sess., 1936, H. R. 7736, p. 1.

Did You Know?

painting of mission with wagon in front

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.