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?
The tule lodge offers a comfortable place for the people inside. The structure is held up by wooden poles and covered with mats made of tule. Tules are a type of sedge; they grow in marshy areas; and are also called "bullrushes." Tules are stronger than they look. A tule lodge can withstand rain and wind.