• bible sitting next to a teapot

    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Wall of First House Displayed

Hole with clear cover.
Covered opening allows visitors to view original wall of the Whitman's first house. This along with the rest of the building sites and adobe museum were interpretive highlights during the 1950s.

Did You Know?

photo of Alice Clarissa's memorial marker

On her 29th birthday Narcissa gave birth to a daughter, Alice Clarissa. The Cayuse called her “Cayuse Te-mi” (Cayuse girl) because she was born on Cayuse land. Some historians see her as a potential bridge between the two cultures. Unfortunately Alice Clarissa drowned when she was 2 years old.