• bible sitting next to a teapot

    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Animals

Canada goose with five goslings.

NPS collection

Whitman Mission is a place to raise a family for many bird species. It is also an important stop over for migrating birds. This makes Whitman Mission an excellent place to look for birds. More than 200 species of birds have been observed at the site. Species most commonly seen include ring-necked pheasants, red-winged black birds, robins, swallows, great blue herons, red-tailed hawks, mallards and Canada geese. more . . .

Did You Know?

Marcus Whitman statue near Whitman College

A statue is near the campus of Whitman College of Marcus Whitman. The inscription at the base says, 'MY PLANS REQUIRE TIME AND DISTANCE'.