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Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stephen Tyng Mather

July 4, 1867 - Jan. 22, 1930

 
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 13, 2012
1. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
Inscription.

He laid the foundation of the National Park Service. Defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come an end to the good that he has done.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Stephen Tyng Mather marker series.
 
Location. 39° 19.432′ N, 77° 44.456′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Click for map. Marker is east adjacent to Anthony Hall, on the grounds of the NPS Mather Training Center, off Fillmore Street. Marker is in this post office area: Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Brown (a few steps from this marker); The Niagara Movement at Storer College (a few steps from this marker); Storer College (within shouting distance of this marker); Storer College 1867-1955 (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Hill during the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Foundations of Freedom
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 13, 2012
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
On rock, with Anthony Hall in background
(within shouting distance of this marker); A Land Divided (within shouting distance of this marker); Heads versus Hands (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stephen T. Mather Training Center, National Park Service. (Submitted on December 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Stephen T. Mather Bio. (Submitted on December 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Stephen Tyng Mather. (Submitted on December 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Environment
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 321 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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