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Near Walla Walla in Walla Walla County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

St. Rose Mission

aka Frenchtown

 
 
St. Rose Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2020
1. St. Rose Mission Marker
Inscription.  
Here stood
St. Rose Mission
also known as Frenchtown
1850 - 1900
Land Donation Claim of Narcisse Reymond
Cemetery on hill north
Oregon Volunteers fought Indians Dec. 7, 8, 9, 1855
Chief Peu-Peu-Mox-Mox of Walla Walla's slain.

 
Erected by Home economic clubs of Walla Walla County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionNative AmericansWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 46° 2.884′ N, 118° 30.641′ W. Marker is near Walla Walla, Washington, in Walla Walla County. Marker is on Old Highway 12 near U.S. 12, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8174 Old Highway 12, Walla Walla WA 99362, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to the Prince's Cabin (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hudson's Bay Company (about 700 feet away); The Prince (about 700 feet away); French-Canadian Cabin Design
St. Rose Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2020
2. St. Rose Mission Marker
(about 800 feet away); Local Tribes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frenchtown (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Walla Walla (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Rose Mission (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walla Walla.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Walla Walla - Wikipedia. The Battle of Walla Walla was the longest battle fought during the Yakima War. The battle began on December 7, 1855 and ended on December 11th, 1855. The battle was fought between six companies of the Oregon Mounted Volunteers and the Walla Walla. Fighting alongside the Walla Walla were members of several different tribes, such as the Cayuse, Palouse and Yakama. (Submitted on October 26, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
A near-by sign image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2020
3. A near-by sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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