Mather Gorge Historical

Mather Gorge Historical (HM1X9V)

Location: McLean, VA 22102 Fairfax County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 59.545', W 77° 14.929'

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This mighty chasm, carved by the
Potomac River, below Great Falls
is dedicated and named
in memory of
Stephen T. Mather
July 4, 1867 - January 22, 1930

With untiring enthusiasm for the National Park Idea, he served as first director of the National Park Service, 1917-1929, helping shape America's National Park system, a philosophy of conservation which has spread throughout the world.
April 17, 1969
HM NumberHM1X9V
Year Placed1969
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 305239 N 4318340
Decimal Degrees38.99241667, -77.24881667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 59.545', W 77° 14.929'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 59' 32.7" N, 77° 14' 55.74" W
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Area Code(s)540, 703, 571, 202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near River Trail, McLean VA 22102, US
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