Whitman Mission - Appearance
Painting of the Whitman Mission as it may have looked in the 1840s. Painted by William Henry Jackson in 1930. It is part of the collection at the Oregon Trail Museum at Scotts Bluff National Monument.
Courtesy of William Henry Jackson Collection
Description of Whitman Mission by Thomas J. Farnham
Thomas Farnham visited the mission in September of 1839.
Waiilatpu in 1841
Description by Dr. Whitman
Mission grounds today as seen from the top of the hill.
Learn more about the artist and his paintings (links to Scotts Bluff National Monument).
Last Updated: 04/28/2015