Near Walla Walla in Walla Walla County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Farming at the Waiilatpu Mission
For the Indians, the farming methods Whitman taught were training for survival. Marcus knew that root gathering and hunting would not sustain the Cayuse after the white man settled their lands.
Erected by National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Churches & Religion • Native Americans.
Location. 46° 2.413′ N, 118° 27.906′ W. Marker is near Walla Walla, Washington, in Walla Walla County. Marker can be reached from Whitman Mission Road near Sweagle Road. The marker is located a Whitman Mission National Historic Site, south of the Old Oregon Trail. 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. November 29, 1847 (a few steps from this marker); Mission House (within shouting distance of this marker); The First HouseAlice Clarissa Whitman (within shouting distance of this marker); Blacksmiths Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Oregon Trail Wagon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grist Mill (about 400 feet away); Emigrant House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walla Walla.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.