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Stephen Tyng Mather

July 4, 1867 - Jan 2, 1930

 
 
Stephen Tyng Mather<br> July 4, 1867 - Jan 2, 1930 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 30, 2015
1. Stephen Tyng Mather
July 4, 1867 - Jan 2, 1930
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 and 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. 32° 40.46′ N, 117° 14.377′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from Cabrillo Memorial Drive. Touch for map. At the Visitor Center, Cabrillo National Monument. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cabrillo’s Ships (within shouting distance of this marker); Joao Rodrigues Cabrilho 1542 (within shouting distance of this marker); In Homage to the Spanish Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); Landing of Cabríllo (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Point Loma Lighthouse
Stephen Tyng Mather Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 30, 2015
2. Stephen Tyng Mather Marker
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harbor Lights (approx. 0.2 miles away); Point Loma (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Rosecrans (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
Additional keywords. National Park
 
Categories. Environment
 
Stephen Tyng Mather image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 30, 2015
3. Stephen Tyng Mather
Bryant Baker's 1931 relief portrait of Stephen Tyng Mather.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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