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Beverly Shores in Porter County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Stephen Tyng Mather

July.4.1867.     Jan.22.1930.

 
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 5, 2014
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. 41° 41.197′ N, 86° 59.735′ W. Marker is in Beverly Shores, Indiana, in Porter County. Marker can be reached from E. Lake Front Drive west of Broadway, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at the Lake View unit of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beverly Shores IN 46301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Is This an Ocean or a Lake? (a few steps from this marker); Whose Home Is It? (a few steps from this marker); Recipe for a Sand Dune (within shouting distance of this marker); The Armco-Ferro House: Mass Produced And Affordable
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 5, 2014
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
At east end of Lake View beach view platform
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Century of Progress Homes (approx. 0.3 miles away); House Of Tomorrow: 'America's First Glass House' (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Showcase For Cypress (approx. 0.3 miles away); Century Of Progress Homes: Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beverly Shores.
 
Also see . . .
1. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on April 7, 2014.) 

2. Stephen Mather. From the PBS website for the documentary "The National Parks: America's Best Idea". (Submitted on April 7, 2014.) 
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 5, 2014
3. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
At top of the eastern stairs to Lake View beach
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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