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19 Stephen Mather Road, Darien, CT  06820

Mailing address:  PO Box 1054, Darien, CT  06820

info@matherhomestead.org, 203-202-7602

"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."            

-Louis C. Cramton, referring to Stephen T. Mather (1867-1930)

HIDDEN TREASURES

 

Docent Donn Smith has been poking around the Mather Homestead and he has found treasures abound!  Check out his blogs which document his findings --  A bible from 1743, a girl's dress from the 1860's, Stephen Mather's camera, and more!  Click on the images below to learn more!  

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Ten Stamps.  One Special Delivery.

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Lights ... camera

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The Iceman Cometh

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A second cousin, a notable first.  In appreciation of Margaret Floy Washburn

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It really was a sheepskin!

The fabric (and follies) of their lives

The fabric (and follies) of their lives

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From Field to Dreams

Aunt Rana's Shawl

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Another second cousin, a notable first.  In appreciation of Winona Caroline Martin.

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The Diary of Michael Floy, Jr.

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The Ted Mack Family Hour

There are moments that words don't reach

"There are moments that words don't reach"

Ah ... Wilderness

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Saturday in the Park with Eleanor