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Big Bend National Park in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Stephen Tyng Mather

July 4, 1867 - Jan. 22, 1930

 
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 22, 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.
 
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. 29° 16.229′ N, 103° 18.095′ W. Marker is in Big Bend National Park, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker can be reached from Chisos Basin Road 6˝ miles south of Maverick Drive (U.S. 385). Marker is at the Window View Trailhead, near the Chisos Basin Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Bend National Park TX 79834, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ancient Swamp Creatures (approx. 14.3 miles away).
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 22, 2012
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
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Window View Trailhead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 22, 2012
3. Window View Trailhead
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker is in the center of photo.
Casa Grande and the Chisos Mountain Lodge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 23, 2012
4. Casa Grande and the Chisos Mountain Lodge
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker is in the lower left of photo by the people walking.
North entrance to Big Bend National Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
5. North entrance to Big Bend National Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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