• bible sitting next to a teapot

    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Great Grave circa 1940

Historic photo of road leading up to hill. Large flagpole with American flag at base of hill. Cars parked near flagpole.
Great Grave area circa 1940. Landscaping by local groups is evident. Note that cars parked near the grave and drove up the hill to the shaft.

Did You Know?

picture of sawmill sign

The mission at Waiilatpu had a sawmill supplying it with needed cut lumber. It was located in the Mill Creek drainage. Lumber was needed for the split rail fences and finishing the houses built at the mission.