Museums and national historic sites in the area offer diverting programs and snapshots of history.
Bondman House. 410 N. First St., Dayton. Open 1-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and tours by arrangement. ubne.ws/2VxLEMc.
Bruce House Museum and adjoining Wilson-Phillips House, Waitsburg Museum. Fourth and Main streets, Waitsburg. Special tours by arrangement. waitsburgmuseum.org.
Dayton Historic Depot. 222 E. Commercial St. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 509-382-2026. daytonhistoricdepot.org/.
Frazier Farmstead Museum, 1403 Chestnut St., Milton-Freewater. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and by appointment. Free admission. 541-938-4636. Frazier1868@gmail.com and frazierfarmsteadmuseum.org/.
Frenchtown Historic Site. 8364 Old Highway 12. Open dawn to dusk daily. Free admission. frenchtownwa.org.
Kirkman House Museum. 214 N. Colville St., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission. 529-4373. kirkmanhousemuseum.org/
Tamástslikt Cultural Institute. 47106 Wildhorse Blvd., Pendleton. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission. tamastslikt.org/.
Whitman Mission National Historic Site. 328 Whitman Mission Road. Free. nps.gov/whmi/index.