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Furnace Creek in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Stephen Tyng Mather

July 4, 1867 - Jan. 22, 1930

 
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Travis Mason-Bushman
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Stephen Tyng Mather marker series.
 
Location. 36° 28.167′ N, 116° 52′ W. Marker is in Furnace Creek, California, in Inyo County. Marker can be reached from California Route 190. In the courtyard of the Furnace Creek Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Death Valley CA 92328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Harmony Borax Works (approx. mile away); 20 Mule Team Wagon Train (approx. 0.9 miles away); Borax (approx. 0.9 miles away); White Gold (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Dinah (approx. 0.9 miles away); Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley (approx. one mile away); Death Valley 49ers Gateway
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Travis Mason-Bushman
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Devils Golf Course (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Furnace Creek.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEnvironment
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2014, by Travis Mason-Bushman of Ketchikan, Alaska. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2014, by Travis Mason-Bushman of Ketchikan, Alaska. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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