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Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Stephen Tyng Mather

 

— July 4, 1867 - Jan. 22, 1930 —

 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 21, 2021
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 these topic lists: EnvironmentParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Stephen Tyng Mather series list.
 
Location. 39° 19.432′ N, 77° 44.456′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from Mather Place just south of Fillmore Street. Marker is near Anthony Hall, on the grounds of the NPS Mather Training Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 Mather Pl, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Second Meeting of the Niagara Movement (a few steps from this marker); That was the happiest time of my life. (within shouting distance of this marker); Foundations of Freedom (within
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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 21, 2021
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shouting distance of this marker); John Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); A Land Divided (within shouting distance of this marker); Heads versus Hands (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Heads versus Hands (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Foundations of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stephen T. Mather Training Center, National Park Service. (Submitted on December 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Mather Plaques History. — “When it comes to Mather Plaques, they are spread out from Alaska to the Virgin Islands, Maine to Hawaii. They cover the gamut of National Parks, Monuments, a Sea Shore, Parkways, Memorials, a Preserve, a Battlefield, Recreation Areas, Historical Parks, Historic Sites, three administrative offices, a couple of State Parks, a city park, and two schools. They are in 16 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. They are in 11 World Heritage Sites.” (Submitted on April 14, 2022, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.) 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 21, 2021
3. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 13, 2012
4. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
The marker is at right, in front of Anthony Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 480 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 14, 2022.   2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   4. submitted on December 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Jul. 5, 2022