List of Abbreviations
MAR: Monthly and Annual Reports
MR: Mount Rainier National Park
Regional Director: Regional Director,Pacific Northwest Region, unless stated otherwise
SAR: Superintendent's Annual Report
SMN: Superintendent's Monthly Narrative
WHMI: Whitman Mission National Historic Site
WNM: Whitman National Monument
Did You Know?
Wagons used on the Oregon Trail had to carry nearly 2000 pounds of supplies. They traveled 2000 miles or more to the Oregon Country. Most wagons were pulled by oxen as they could eat the prairie grass and survive without lots of food for lengthy periods.