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Near Bar Harbor in Hancock County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Stephen Tyng Mather

July 4, 1867 - Jan. 22, 1930

 
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 21, 2011
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 this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Stephen Tyng Mather series list.
 
Location. 44° 21.155′ N, 68° 13.457′ W. Marker is near Bar Harbor, Maine, in Hancock County. Marker is near the parking lot on the summit of Cadillac Mountain, off Mountain Road in Acadia National Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bar Harbor ME 04609, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cadillac Mountain (a few steps from this marker); Picture Perfect? (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Volcanic Landscape Exposed (about 400 feet away); To the Top! (approx. 0.3 miles away); Acadia’s Founding Father
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker at Cadillac Mountain image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 21, 2011
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker at Cadillac Mountain
(approx. one mile away); George Bucknam Dorr (approx. one mile away); Sieur de Monts Spring: The Heart of Acadia National Park (approx. one mile away); Wabanaki Traditions (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bar Harbor.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stephen Mather (1867–1930). (Submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Stephen Tyng Mather. (Submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Acadia National Park. (Submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Sep. 24, 2020