• bible sitting next to a teapot

    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Park Planning

meeting of park staff and conservation district staff
The Superintendent and Chief of Resources discuss local water issues with Walla Walla Conservation District staff.
NP photo

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.