Grand Canyon National Park in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Horace M. Albright
Horace M. Albright Trading Center
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Albright's contributions to the National Park Service can hardly be overstated. While working with the agency's first director, Stephen Mather, in the early years of the National Park Service, Horace Albright played a decisive role in guiding the agency. Upon Mather's departure Albright became the agency's second director.
President Jimmy Carter presented Horace Albright the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in 1980.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #39 James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1980.
Location. 36° 3.047′ N, 112° 8.02′ W. Marker is in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is near the entrance to Kowski Hall, on the campus of the Horace M. Albright Training Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Albright Avenue, Grand Canyon AZ 86023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Mission 66 (within shouting distance of this marker); Albright Training Center History (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Canyon Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Santa Fe Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. half a mile away); Mule Barns (approx. half a mile away); El Tovar (approx. half a mile away); Verkamp's Curios (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Canyon National Park.
Also see . . . Horace M. Albright. National Park Service website entry (Submitted on December 30, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,346 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.