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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

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?

Brass compass which belonged to Dr. Whitman

In the fall of 1842 Dr. Whitman decided to travel from Waiilatpu to Boston. He wanted to convince the board members to keep his mission station open. Dr. Whitman was in such a hurry when he left that he forgot his compass.