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    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?

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.