Life at Whitman Mission

close-up of a sheep

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Help from Hawaii
The American Board's new missions in the Oregon Country received help from the older, more established sister missions in the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii). This assistance came in the form of sheep, helpers, and a printing press.

 
 
Five modern squash

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Agriculture at the mission was critical to the Whitmans' survival. Asa Smith described work being done in 1838.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

328 Whitman Mission Road
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Phone:

(509) 522-6360
Visitor Information 509-522-6357

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