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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Pets

  • Pets are allowed outside on the grounds, but not in the Visitor Center.
  • Helper animals are allowed in the Visitor Center.
  • Pets must be leashed at all times.
  • Pets may not be left unattended or tied to any object.
  • Pet excrement must be picked up and properly disposed of in a park trashcan.
  • Pets and other animals may not be released into the park. This is for the safety of the animals themselves and for the protection of park wildlife.

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.