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Furnace Creek in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Stephen Tyng Mather

July 4, 1867 - Jan. 22, 1930

 
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Travis Mason-Bushman
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Stephen Tyng Mather marker series.
 
Location. 36° 28.167′ N, 116° 52′ W. Marker is in Furnace Creek, California, in Inyo County. Marker can be reached from California Route 190. Touch for map. In the courtyard of the Furnace Creek Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Death Valley CA 92328, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Harmony Borax Works (approx. mile away); Borax (approx. 0.9 miles away); White Gold (approx. 0.9 miles away); 20 Mule Team Wagon Train (approx. 0.9 miles away); Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley (approx. one mile away); Old Dinah (approx. one mile away); Death Valley 49ers Gateway (approx. 1.6 miles away); Devils Golf Course (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Furnace Creek.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEnvironment
 
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Travis Mason-Bushman
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2014, by Travis Mason-Bushman of Ketchikan, Alaska. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2014, by Travis Mason-Bushman of Ketchikan, Alaska. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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