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Stephen Tyng Mather
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Stephen Tyng Mather
Born (1867-07-04)July 4, 1867
San Francisco, CA[1][2][3]
Died January 22, 1930(1930-01-22) (aged 62)
Brookline, Massachusetts[4]
Occupation businessperson, naturalist, First director of the National Park Service
Spouse(s) Jane T. Floy of Elizabeth, NJ in 1893
Children Bertha Floy Mather
Preceded by
Fran P. Mainella
Director of the National Park Service
2006 – 2009
Succeeded by
Jonathan Jarvis


Year Event
1666 Jesuit missionaries, Frs. Allouez, Marquette, Dablon begin to come through area.
1674 Father Marquette pauses on way north, shortly before his death.
1679 LaSalle and Tonti pass through; establish base near St. Joseph.
1750 Little Fort is built by French near site of present Dune State Park
1780 Little Fort abandoned by English; Tom Bradley in the “Battle of the Dunes.”


Table (special)[edit]

Founded 1833
Ceased to exist 1876
Location U.S. 12 west of Steel Mill/NIPSCo Plant entrance
Porter, IN 46304
Nearest City Porter, Indiana
Coordinates 41°40′N 87°02′W / 41.66°N 87.04°W / 41.66; -87.04

Panoramic Image[edit]

Open pit iron mine, now closed.

Navigation Box 1[edit]

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