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[75 Stat. 336]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

PUBLIC LAW 87-133-AUG. 10, 1961

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Public Law 87-133 August 10, 1961 [H. R. 6519]

Tiq>elo National Battlefield, Miss. Additional lands. 16 U S C 429, 429a.

16 USC 1-4.

AN ACT To provide additional lands for the Tupelo National Battlefield site, Mississippi, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assenwled, That, to' further the purposes of the Act of February 21, 1929 (45 Stat. 1254), the Secretary of the Interior may acquire by donation or with donated funds not to exceed one-half acre of land and interests in land for addition to the adjoining Tupelo National Battlefield site. SEC. 2. The Tupelo National Battlefield site is hereby redesignated the Tupelo National Battlefield which shall continue to be administered pursuant to the Act of August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535), as amended and supplemented, entitled "An Act to establish a National P a r k Service, and for other purposes." Approved August 10, 1961.

Public Law 87-134 August 10, 1961 [ U R. 498] H

Fort Necessity National B a t t l e field, P a.

Exchange lands.

of

Redesignation.

16 USC 1-4. Appropriation.

AN ACT To provide additional lands at, and change the name of, the Fort Necessity National Battlefield site, Pennsylvania, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in furtherance of the purposes of the Act of March 4, 1931 (46 Stat. 1522), the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to acquire by purchase, exchange, donation, with donated funds or otherwise by such means as he may deem to be in the public interest, lands and interests in lands adjoining or near the Fort Necessity National Battlefield site which in his discretion are necessary to preserve the historic battleground, together with not to exceed 25 acres at the detached Braddock Monument: Provided, That the total area acquired pursuant to this Act shall not exceed 500 acres, except that in order to avoid the undesirable severance of parcels in private ownership such parcels may be purchased in the entirety. SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Interior, in order to implement the purposes of section 1 of this Act, is authorized to exchange lands which may be acquired pursuant to this Act for other lands or interests therein of approximately equal value lying within the original George Washington land patent at Fort Necessity. SEC. 3. The Fort Necessity National Battlefield site is hereby redesignated as the Fort Necessity National Battlefield and any remaining balance of funds appropriated for the purposes of the site shall be available for the purposes of the Fort Necessity National Battlefield. SEC. 4. The administration, protection, and development of the Fort Necessity National Battlefield shall be exercised by the Secretary of the Interior in accordance with provisions of the Act of August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535), entitled "An Act to establish a National P a r k Service, and for other purposes", as amended and supplemented. SEC. 5. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums, but not more than $115,000, as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. Approved August 10, 1961.