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Big Bend National Park in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Stephen Tyng Mather

July 4, 1867 - Jan. 22, 1930

 
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 22, 2012
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Stephen Tyng Mather marker series.
 
Location. 29° 16.229′ N, 103° 18.095′ W. Marker is in Big Bend National Park, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker can be reached from Chisos Basin Road 6.5 miles south of Maverick Drive (U.S. 385). Touch for map. Marker is at the Window View Trailhead, near the Chisos Basin Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Big Bend National Park TX 79834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ancient Swamp Creatures (approx. 14.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 22, 2012
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
Window View Trailhead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 22, 2012
3. Window View Trailhead
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker is in the center of photo.
Casa Grande and the Chisos Mountain Lodge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 23, 2012
4. Casa Grande and the Chisos Mountain Lodge
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker is in the lower left of photo by the people walking.
North entrance to Big Bend National Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
5. North entrance to Big Bend National Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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