The Oregon Mission

The Oregon Mission (HM1Z52)

Location: Ithaca, NY 14850 Tompkins County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 26.534', W 76° 29.923'

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Sent out by First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca in 1834 in response to search of Nez Perce Indians for White Man's Book from Heaven was under leadership of Rev. Samuel Parker. With him went Samuel Allis of Ithaca and Rev. John Dunbar of Auburn Seminary. In 1836 Henry Spalding of Bath and bride, Eliza Hart, together with Dr. Marcus Whitman and bride, Narcissa Prentiss, followed, these being two first white women to cross Rocky Mountains. The Whitmans founded mission at Waiilatpu, where they were martyred. The Spaldings established mission at Lapwai, Idaho, among Nez Perces, which continues to present.
HM NumberHM1Z52
Year Placed1934
Placed ByState Education Department, Presbyterian Church and Cayuga Chapter, D.A.R
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 376741 N 4699966
Decimal Degrees42.44223333, -76.49871667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 26.534', W 76° 29.923'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 26' 32.04" N, 76° 29' 55.38" W
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Area Code(s)607
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 315 N Cayuga St, Ithaca NY 14850, US
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