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

Emigrant House

 
 
Emigrant House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2020
1. Emigrant House Marker
Inscription.  Marcus Whitman's assistant, William Gray, completed this 1 1/2 story adobe house for his family in the mission's sixth year. Later it became a guest house and winter quarters for settlers arriving on the Oregon Trail.

Settlers Entering Old Oregon During the Mission Period: 1841 - 25 • 1842 - 100 • 1843 - 800 • 1844 - 1500 • 1845 - 3000 • 1846 - 1500 • 1847 - 5000
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 46° 2.402′ N, 118° 27.8′ 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 at Whitman Mission National Historic Site, on the old Waiilatpu Mission grounds. 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. Grist Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Blacksmiths Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Children of the Trail (within
Emigrant House Marker and foundation outline. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 14, 2020
2. Emigrant House Marker and foundation outline.
shouting distance of this marker); Oregon Trail Wagon (within shouting distance of this marker); Alice Clarissa Whitman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mission House (about 300 feet away); The First House (about 400 feet away); November 29, 1847 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walla Walla.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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