Suggested Reading

For teachers:

Marcus and Narcissa Whitman and the Opening of Old Oregon, by Clifford M. Drury.

Oregon Geographic Names, by Lewis A. McArthur and Lewis Ankeny

Washington State Place Names, by James W. Phillips

Shallow Grave at Waiilatpu, by Erwin N. Thompson

The Letters of Narcissa Whitman and My Journal, by Narcissa Prentiss Whitman.

The Great Command: The Story of Marcus and Narcissa Whitman and the Oregon

Country Pioneers, by Nard Jones.

Converting the West: a Biography of Narcissa Whitman, by Julie Roy Jefferey

Juggernaut: The Whitman Massacre Trial, by Ronald B. Lansing

Whitman Massacre of 1847, Sager

The Cayuse Indians, by Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown

For students:

Stout-Hearted Seven, by Neta Frazier

Cobblestone Magazine — issues on Oregon Trail, Chief Joseph, Mountain Men

Last updated: May 17, 2015

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