Monuments Modified January 20, 1961, to November 22, 1963

National Monuments Modified by John F. Kennedy via the Antiquities Act:

January 20, 1961, to November 22, 1963

(JFK passed away on November 22, 1963; LBJ was his VP)

 

Saguaro, AZ, Proclamation No. 3439, 76 Stat. 1437 (November 15, 1961)

Added “15,360 acres, more or less.”

Click here to see the Saguaro National Monument PDF

 

Timpanogos Cave, UT, Proclamation No. 3457, 76 Stat. 1457 (March 27, 1962)

No acres listed. This proclamation was “to redefine the external boundaries of the monument in conformity with the survey.”

Click here to see the Timpanogos Cave National Monument PDF

 

Gila Cliff Dwellings, NM, Proclamation No. 3467, 76 Stat. 1465 (April 17, 1962)

Added “approximately three hundred and seventy-five acres.”

Click here to see the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument PDF

 

Natural Bridges, UT, Proclamation No. 3486, 76 Stat. 1495 (August 14, 1962)

Added “approximately five thousand two hundred and thirty six acres.”

Excluded “approximately three hundred and twenty acres.”

Click here to see the Natural Bridges National Monument PDF

 

Craters of the Moon, ID, Proclamation No. 3506, 77 Stat. 960 (November 19, 1962)

Added “5,360 acres, more or less.”

Click here to see the Craters of the Moon National Monument PDF

 

Bandelier, NM, Proclamation No. 3539, 77 Stat. 1006 (May 27, 1963)

Added “approximately 2882 acres.”

Excluded “approximately 3,925 acres.”

Click here to see the Bandelier National Monument PDF

 

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