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Whitman Mission

This short, 1.6-mile trip is to the site of the Waiilatpu  (Ind. “place of the rye grass”) Mission.

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A group of graves and a large crypt sealed, with a massive block of stone mark the burial place of the pioneer missionaries. A flight of steps and a winding road lead to the crest of the hill, where a tall shaft was erected. In 1836 Marcus Whitman constructed a crude cabin of cottonwood logs on the right bank of the Walla Walla River, at Waiilatpu, near the mouth of...

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Whitman Mission National Historic Site

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Battle of Walla Walla Site