The museum compares and contrasts the lifestyles of the Whitmans and the Cayuse. The museum includes Native American cultural items, archeological artifacts, and items that belonged to the Whitmans and the Sagers.
Park Movie - A Prophecy Fulfilled (25 minutes)
The park has a new movie that focuses on the Whitmans coming into the Cayuse Homeland, the events that occurred, and the impacts those events still have today.
Video Short - Plateau Peoples: Facing Climate Change
The Plateau Peoples have a reciprocal relationship with their First Foods. The First Foods are those foods that agreed to care for the Plateau Peoples and, in turn, the Plateau Peoples have a responsibility to care for these foods.
Learn about these First Foods and how a changing climate may impact these culturally essential foods.
A small bookstore sells books about the Whitmans, the Cayuse, other Plateau Tribes, and topics related to the events that happened here.
Did You Know?
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.