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[75 Stat. 781]
[75 Stat. 781]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

75 S T A T. ]

PUBLIC LAW 87-362-OCT. 4, 1961

northern right-of-way line of that road approximately 3,500 feet to its intersection with Cactus Hill Road; thence northerly along the eastern right-of-way line of Bryan's Point Road approximately 300 feet to the southwesterly property line of the Bryan's Point Farm of the Accokeek Foundation; thence with the southerly boundary line of said property approximately 700 feet; thence with that line approximately 1,000 feet in a southerly direction; thence 1,700 feet in a westerly direction; thence following said boundary line along the easterly side of the area known as Johnson's Gully to a point approximately 4,500 feet from the Potomac River; thence northerly along said line to the 50-foot contour line; thence northerly along said line to its intersection with Prince Georges-Charles County line; thence in a westerly and southerly direction along the southerly boundary of the Accokeek Foundation lands; leaving the Accokeek Foundation land at a point approximately 2,200 feet from the Potomac River; thence approximately 300 feet in a westerly direction; thence north on a line parallel to and 300 feet from the boundary of the Accokeek Foundation land approximately 800 feet; thence approximately 2,200 feet in a northwesterly direction to the southeasterly comer of the Accokeek Foundation lands; thence along the southerly border of said lands approximately 1,700 feet in a southwesterljjr direction to the southwest corner of said lands; thence approximately 1,400 feet to the intersection with the northerly right-of-way of Maryland State Route 227; thence with said right-of-way approximately^ 1,300 feet to the point of beginning, excluding all that land within the described area now leased and operated by the Marshall Hall Park, Inc., as more specifically described in a deed, recorded in the land records of Charles County, Maryland, in folio 126, liber 131. The property herein described is more particularly depicted on drawing numbered 1961-1, a copy of which is on file with the Secretary of the Interior. "Within the above-described area the Secretary shall not condemn improved residential property. As used herein "improved residential property" means a detached, one-family dwelling and structures accessory thereto, the construction of which was begun before May 1, 1961, which are used solely for noncommercial residential purj)Oses, together with one acre of land on which the improvements are situated, or all of such lesser acreage as the owner may hold. (c) To further the preservation objective of this Act the Secretary may accept donations of scenic easements in that land within the described area now leased and operated by the Marshall Hall Park, Inc., as more specifically described in a deed, recorded in the land records of Charles County, Maryland, in folio 126, liber 131^ and the area lying between the south boundary line depicted in drawing numbered 1961-1, referred to in section 2(b) and a line approximately 3,000 feet south of said boundary. The Secretary may also acquire by^ other appropriate means scenic easements in the area referred to in this subsection when, in his judgment, such action is necessary in order to assure uniform application of scenic control. To further achieve the purpose of this Act he may cooperate and enter into agreements and covenants with property owners, groups thereof, and nonprofit organizations and may also cooperate with the State of Maryland and the political subdivisions thereof in order to promote and achieve scenic preservation through zoning and such other means as may be feasible.

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D o n a t i o n s of s c e n i c easements.

Agreements with property owners.