• bible sitting next to a teapot

    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Nature & Science

Two Canada geese with five goslings swimming on pond.
NPS collection

To learn even more about the natural history at Whitman Mission or at other National Park Service units visit the National Resource Information Portal: http://nrinfo.nps.gov/Home.mvc.

Did You Know?

Oregon Trail Wagon

Wagons used on the Oregon Trail had to carry nearly 2000 pounds of supplies. They traveled 2000 miles or more to the Oregon Country. Most wagons were pulled by oxen as they could eat the prairie grass and survive without lots of food for lengthy periods.