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Furnace Creek in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Stephen Tyng Mather

July 4, 1867 - Jan. 22, 1930

 
 
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By Craig Baker, October 26, 2020
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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEnvironment. In addition, it is included in the Stephen Tyng Mather 🏞️ series list.
 
Location. 36° 27.716′ N, 116° 51.983′ W. Marker is in Furnace Creek, California, in Inyo County. Marker can be reached from Airport Road just west of California Route 190. In the courtyard of the Furnace Creek Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Death Valley CA 92328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Dinah (approx. 0.3 miles away); Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley (approx. 0.4 miles away); 20 Mule Team Wagon Train (approx. 0.4 miles away); Death Valley 49ers Gateway (approx. 1.2
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 26, 2020
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
miles away); Old Harmony Borax Works (approx. 1.3 miles away); Borax (approx. 1.3 miles away); White Gold (approx. 1.3 miles away); Zabriskie Point (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Furnace Creek.
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Travis Mason-Bushman
3. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Travis Mason-Bushman
4. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2014, by Travis Mason-Bushman of Ketchikan, Alaska. This page has been viewed 600 times since then. Last updated on October 25, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3, 4. submitted on January 6, 2014, by Travis Mason-Bushman of Ketchikan, Alaska. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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Jan. 26, 2021