Tue, Feb 07|
The Elizabeth W. Chilton Education Cntr
Stephen Mather and the National Parks -- open to the New Canaan Beautification League
Learn about the life and legacy of Stephen Tyng Mather (1867-1930), the first Director of the National Park Service and the owner of the Homestead from 1906 to 1930 while enjoying afternoon treats!
Time & Location
Feb 07, 2023, 1:00 PM
The Elizabeth W. Chilton Education Cntr, 19 Stephen Mather Rd, Darien, CT 06820, USA
About the event
Join us to learn about the life and legacy of Stephen Tyng Mather whose legacy is memorialized on over 70 plaques in parks and other places across the U.S., including the Mather Homestead. The plaque reads:
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.