Address: 19 Stephen Mather Rd., Darien, Connecticut. County/parish: Fairfield.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.
Also known as:
The Stephen Tyng Mather Home is a historic house and National Historic Landmark at 19 Stephen Mather Road in Darien, Connecticut. It is significant as the longtime family home Stephen Tyng Mather (1867–1930), an industrialist and conservationist who championed the creation of the National Park Service in 1916 and served as its first director. The main house was built in 1778 by his great grandfather, Deacon Mather. Stephen Mather often lived elsewhere, but regarded this house as his true home.(read more...)
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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000877