Whitman Mission National Historic Site: General Management Plan, September 2000. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
Marcus and Narcissa Whitman and the Opening of Old Oregon. Clifford M. Drury.1986. Northwest Interpretive Association, Seattle, Washington.
Did You Know?
The Whitmans’ mission was important to early Oregon Trail travelers. Those who were sick, tired, or hungry or who needed a wagon fixed would make the side trip to the mission. Some would spend the winter with the Whitmans before continuing on to the Willamette Valley.