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

Whitman Memorial Shaft

 
 
Whitman Memorial Shaft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2020
1. Whitman Memorial Shaft Marker
Inscription.  27 feet high, erected 50 years after the massacre. Base of shaft 720 feet above sea level.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks.
 
Location. 46° 2.487′ N, 118° 27.653′ W. Marker is in Walla Walla, Washington, in Walla Walla County. Marker is on Whitman Mission Road near Sweagle Road. The marker is at Whitman Mission National Historic Site.The Memorial Shaft is on a foot-trail leading from the Whitman Mission Visitors Center/. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 328 Whitman Mission Road, 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. The Great Grave (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Children of the Trail (about 700 feet away); Oregon Trail Wagon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emigrant House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blacksmiths Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grist Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mission House (approx. 0.2 miles away); November 29, 1847 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walla Walla.
 
Whitman Memorial Shaft and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2020
2. Whitman Memorial Shaft and Marker
Whitman Memorial Shaft image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2020
3. Whitman Memorial Shaft
Whitman Mission Overlook image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2020
4. Whitman Mission Overlook
Waiilatpu image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2020
5. Waiilatpu
Whitman Mission - 1847
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 29, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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