Appendix N: List of Park Supporters, 1966
The Department of the Interior and the National Park Service on behalf of the people of the United States gratefully acknowledge the contribution of these farseeing and public-spirited organizations and persons whose efforts and generosity led to the establishment and development of Whitman Mission National Historic Site. The thanks of the Nation are extended to all who assisted in this endeavor, among them being:
E. R. Alexander
Did You Know?
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.