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Grand Canyon National Park in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Albright Training Center History

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2010
1. Albright Training Center History Marker
Inscription.  
The Horace M. Albright Training Center is a National Park Service facility for employee development. Established in 1963 and named for the National Park Service's second director, the training center serves as an educational program center for employees throughout the nation.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationEnvironment.
 
Location. 36° 3.029′ N, 112° 8.048′ W. Marker is in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is along the sidewalk between Kowski Hall and Student Residence Building A, 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 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mission 66 (here, next to this marker); Horace M. Albright (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Canyon Depot (approx. half a mile away); Santa Fe Depot (approx. half
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2010
2. Albright Training Center History Marker
Looking NE toward Kowski Hall
a mile away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. half a mile away); Mule Barns (approx. half a mile away); El Tovar Hotel (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 Training Center. (Submitted on January 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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3. Photo on Albright History Marker
[Caption reads] Albright Training Center Dedication (Horace Albright right of flag, 3rd person) [only person looking directly at camera]
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1966
4. Photo on Albright History Marker
[Caption reads] Introduction to NPS Park Operations, 1966
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1982
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[Caption reads] Ranger Skills, 1982
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1966
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[Caption reads] Ranger training sometimes lasted as long as 3 months and included special sessions for spouses, 1966
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1967
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[Caption reads] Tom Thomas instructing firearms training, 1967
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1966
8. Photo on Albright History Marker
[Caption reads] Don Jackson instructing scuba diving, 1966
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 869 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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