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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

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March 04, 2014
WHITMAN MISSION NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE IDENTIFIED AS MACY’S “HEART YOUR PARK” FUNDRAISING PROGRAM RECIPIENT
Whitman Mission National Historic Site has been selected for Macy’s “Heart Your Park,” a program that aims to raise awareness and dollars for parks across the country.

March 22, 2013
Effects of Sequestration at Whitman Mission National Historic Site
Effective March 1, 2013, Whitman Mission National Historic Site was required by “sequestration” (a series of automatic, across-the-board permanent spending cuts) to reduce its annual budget by five percent. The park must absorb that cut in the remaining seven months of this fiscal year that ends September 30. The federal law imposing sequestration requires that each park take this cut.

Did You Know?

picture of Great Basin Wild Rye Grass

Great Basin Wild Rye Grass is part of the natural landscape at Whitman Mission. The name Waiilatpu, meaning place of rye grass, was used by the people to name the mission site.