Eastern National is a 501(c)3 non-profit cooperating association, operating in more than 150 national parks in 30 states, from Maine to Florida and the Caribbean. All of the products, programs and publications offered to park visitors by Eastern National have a strong educational value. The profits from Eastern National’s activities are donated to the National Park Service and other partners to further support their educational and interpretive programs.
Eastern National's contributions, over $95 million, have supported research in cultural and natural resources. Eastern National has produced an array of distinguished and informative books, hundreds of folders, and many fine audiovisual programs used in the parks, in homes and schools. Eastern National has also purchased key tracts of land needed in parks, provided funds for park libraries, supported new and innovative interpretive programs, and much more.
Some of the more popular items sold at Roger Williams National Memorial’s Eastern National outlet are:
America’s National Parks Collector’s Series
The America’s National Parks Collector’s Series® consists of collectable pins, patches, and magnets featuring original designs by illustrator Frank McShane.
Did You Know?
Did you know Rhode Island was the last colony to sign the constitution? Rhode Island refused to sign until the Bill of Rights that held the First Amendment was implemented. Both Thomas Jefferson and John Adams recognized Roger Williams as conceiving the original concept for the amendment. More...