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Mather, Stephen Tyng, Home

Darien, Connecticut
County of Fairfield.
National Register Number: 66000877
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Certified Local Government: NO
Web Site: www.darien.lib.ct.us/dlt/mather.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 27, 1963):
Largely responsible for the creation of the National Park Service in 1916, Mather (1867-1930) organized 21 parks in the National Park System and instituted interpretive programs for visitors. The house is not open to the public.

Condition:
The house is in good condition.

There are no indicated changes.


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