Stephen Tyng Mather Home

Infobox_nrhp | name = Stephen Tyng Mather Home
nrhp_type = nhl

caption =
location= 19 Stephen Mather Road, Darien, Connecticut
locmapin = Connecticut
lat_degrees = 41 | lat_minutes = 6 | lat_seconds = 45 | lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 73 | long_minutes = 28 | long_seconds = 27 | long_direction = W
area =
built = 1778
architect = Deacon Joseph Moses Mather
architecture = No Style Listed
designated = November 27, 1963cite web|url=
title=Stephen Tyng Mather Home |accessdate=2007-10-05|work=National Historic Landmark summary listing|publisher=National Park Service
added = October 15, 1966cite web|url=|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
governing_body = Private
refnum = 66000877

Stephen Tyng Mather Home, also known as The Mather Homestead, was the home of Stephen Tyng Mather, the American industrialist and conservationist, who championed the creation of the National Park Service in 1916 and served as its first director.

The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1963.citation|title=PDFlink| [ National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Stephen Tyng Mather Home / The Mather Homestead] |428 KB|date=1963 |author=Blanche Higgins Schroer and S. Sydney Bradford |publisher=National Park Service. PDFlink| [ Accompanying 8 photos, exterior, from c.1880 to 1974.] |3.05 MB] It was built in 1778 by his great grandfather, Deacon Mather.

It is still owned by his descendants. [ NHL Writeup] ]


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