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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Whitman Arch

Historic photo of arch over dirt road. Text on arch say, "Whitman Memorial Park."
Whitman Mission was designated "Whitman Memorial Park" by the Kiwanis during the 1920s and 1930s.

Did You Know?

Brass compass which belonged to Dr. Whitman

In the fall of 1842 Dr. Whitman decided to travel from Waiilatpu to Boston. He wanted to convince the board members to keep his mission station open. Dr. Whitman was in such a hurry when he left that he forgot his compass.