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Rocky Mountain National Park in Larimer County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Stephen Tyng Mather

July. 4. 1867. - Jan. 22. 1930.

 
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2015
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 the Stephen Mather Memorial Fund.
 
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. 40° 21.984′ N, 105° 33.648′ W. Marker is in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, in Larimer County. Marker can be reached from Moraine Avenue 0.1 miles west of Mills Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Moraine Avenue, Estes Park CO 80517, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rocky Mountain National Park Administration Building (here, next to this marker); Beaver Meadows Visitor Center (within shouting distance of this marker); The Woodpecker Army
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker & Beaver Meadows Visitors Center image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2015
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker & Beaver Meadows Visitors Center
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(approx. 3.1 miles away); Rocky Mountain’s “Parks” (approx. 4 miles away); Animals in Flux (approx. 4.1 miles away); Ancient Paths, Ancient Peoples (approx. 5.4 miles away); Changing Times Bring Changing Uses (approx. 5˝ miles away); Horseshoe Park (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Stephen Mather. (Submitted on September 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Stephen Tyng Mather image. Click for full size.
Public Domain, 1916
3. Stephen Tyng Mather
Marker & map describing Rocky Mountain National Park image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2015
4. Marker & map describing Rocky Mountain National Park
National Historic Landmark plaque. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2015
5. National Historic Landmark plaque.

Rocky Mountain National Park
Administration Building
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark

This building possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

2001

National Park Service
Department of the Interior.
100th Anniversary of the park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2015
6. 100th Anniversary of the park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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