Grand Canyon National Park in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Horace M. Albright
Albright's contributions to the National Park Service can hardly be overstated. While working with the agency's first director, Stephen Mather, in the early years of the National Park Service, Horace Albright played a decisive role in guiding the agency. Upon Mather's departure Albright became the agency's second director.
President Jimmy Carter presented Horace Albright the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in 1980.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 36° 3.047′ N, 112° 8.02′ W. Marker is in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, in Coconino County. Touch for map. Marker is near the entrance to Kowski Hall, on the campus of the Horace M. Albright Training Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Albright Avenue, Grand Canyon AZ 86023, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Albright Training Center History (within shouting distance of this marker); Mission 66 (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Canyon Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Santa Fe Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Blacksmith Shop Mule Barns (approx. half a mile away); Verkamp's Curios (approx. half a mile away); El Tovar Hotel (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Canyon National Park.
Also see . . . Horace M. Albright Training Center. (Submitted on January 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,110 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 9, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.