“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mammoth Cave in Edmonson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

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. 37° 11.24′ N, 86° 6.07′ W. Marker is in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, in Edmonson County. Marker is on Mammoth Cave Parkway. Touch for map. Mounted on a boulder outside the Mammoth Cave Visitor Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave KY 42259, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mammoth Cave Railroad (approx. mile away); Engine No. 4 (approx. mile away); The Trestle and the Highway (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Forest Returns (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hearth and Home (approx. 3.7 miles away); Union City: Cave Crossroads (approx. 3.8 miles away); Locust Grove Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sand Cave (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mammoth Cave.
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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 295 times since then and 26 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 6, 2014, by Travis Mason-Bushman of Ketchikan, Alaska. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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