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Research by Robin Peterson, who died in 2011, indicates this cabin was built in 1837 for the brother of the headman of the Cayuse Village located near the Whitman Mission. The timbers holding up the front walls were placed there by Peterson to stabilize the building.

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Project to move historic cabin needs funding

What is believed to be the oldest cabin in the state is in Walla Walla County.

WALLA WALLA — A project to relocate what may be the oldest surviving cabin in Washington state is seeking supporters.

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