Monuments Modified April 12, 1945, to January 20, 1953

National Monuments Modified by Harry S. Truman via the Antiquities Act:

April 12, 1945, to January 20, 1953

 

Santa Rosa Island, FL, Proclamation No. 2659, 59 Stat. 877 (August 13, 1945)

Excluded “approximately 4,700 acres.”

 

Great Sand Dunes, CO, Proclamation No. 2681, 70 Stat. c31 (March 12, 1946)

Redefined the area as “approximately 44,810 acres.”

 

Fort Matanzas, FL, Proclamation No. 2773, 62 Stat. 1491 (March 24, 1948)

Added two tracts of “89.42 acres” and “120.0 acres,” for a total of 209.42 acres.

 

Aztec Ruins, NM, Proclamation No. 2787, 62 Stat. 1513 (May 27, 1948)

Added “1.255 acres, more or less.”

 

Channel Islands, CA, Proclamation No. 2825, 63 Stat. 1258 (February 9, 1949)

Added “the areas within one nautical mile of the shoreline of Anacapa and Santa Barbara Islands” (from the proclamation text) or “Approx. 17835 Ac.” (from the diagram).

 

Hovenweep, CO and UT, Proclamation No. 2924, 65 Stat. c8 (April 26, 1951)

Added sections (partial), no acreage listed.

Click here to see Hovenweep National Monument PDF

 

Lava Beds, CA, Proclamation No. 2925, 65 Stat. c9 (April 27, 1951)

Added “211.13 acres.”

Click here to see Lava Beds National Monument PDF

 

Muir Woods, CA, Proclamation No. 2932, 65 Stat. c20 (June 26, 1951)

Added “504.271 acres, more or less.”

Click here to see Muir Woods National Monument PDF

 

Death Valley, CA and NV, Proclamation No. 2961, 66 Stat. c18 (January 17, 1952)

Added “a forty-acre tract of public land.”

Click here to see Death Valley National Monument PDF

 

Sitka, AK, Proclamation No. 2695, 66 Stat. c22 (February 25, 1952)

Added two tracts of “53.454 acres, more or less” and “0.880 acres, more or less,” for a total of 54.334 acres.

Click here to see Sitka National Monument PDF

 

Hovenweep, CO and UT, Proclamation No. 2998, 67 Stat. c21 (November 20, 1952)

Added “81.02 acres, more or less.”

Click here to see Hovenweep National Monument PDF

 

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