• bible sitting next to a teapot

    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Whitman Mission Household

painting of Dr. Whitman

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Dr. Marcus Whitman

Biography of Marcus Whitman

Selected Letters of Marcus Whitman, 1834-1847:

1834 | 1835 | 1836 | 1837 | 1838 | 1839 | 1840 | 1841 | 1842 | 1843 | 1844 | 1845 | 1846 | 1847

A Physical Description of Marcus Whitman

Drawing of Narcissa and Alice Clarissa, her daughter

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The Children

Narcissa's Children

Alice Clarissa Whitman

Section of Jackson painting of Waiilatpu mission, scene depicts people in front of one of the mission buildings.

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Hawaiian Laborers at Whitman Mission

Did You Know?

picture of Great Basin Wild Rye Grass

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.