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Near Pine Springs in Culberson 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 26, 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. 31° 53.656′ N, 104° 49.326′ W. Marker is near Pine Springs, Texas, in Culberson County. Marker can be reached from Pine Canyon Drive north of U.S. 62/180. Touch for map. Marker is near the visitor center at Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Salt Flat TX 79847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Committee of Five" (here, next to this marker); Groundbreaking for the Pine Springs Visitor Center (a few steps from this marker); Butterfield Overland Mail (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Airmen (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Pinery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Guadalupe Peak (approx. 3.1 miles away); El Paso Salt War (approx. 15.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
3. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
Marker is in center of photo on top of the wall.
Guadalupe Mountains National Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 26, 2012
4. Guadalupe Mountains 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 300 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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