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Near Pine Springs in Culberson 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.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 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. 31° 53.656′ N, 104° 49.326′ W. Marker is near Pine Springs, Texas, in Culberson County. Marker can be reached from Pine Canyon Drive north of U.S. 62/180. Marker is near the visitor center at Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salt Flat TX 79847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Committee of Five" (here, next to this marker); Groundbreaking for the Pine Springs Visitor Center (a few steps from this marker); Butterfield Overland Mail (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Airmen (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ruins of "The Pinery" or "Pine Spring" Stage Stand
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Frijole Historic Site (approx. 1˝ miles away); Frijole School House (approx. 1˝ miles away); Guadalupe Peak (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pine Springs.
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
3. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
Marker is in center of photo on top of the wall.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
4. Guadalupe Mountains 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 511 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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