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To amend the Historic Sites, Buildings, and Antiquities Act

Hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands of the Committee on Interior ... held in Washington, DC, March 10, 1992

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages93
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Open LibraryOL7368735M
ISBN 100160392225
ISBN 109780160392221
OCLC/WorldCa27365483

  In , the Antiquities Act was signed by President Teddy Roosevelt to safeguard and preserve federal lands and cultural and historical sites for all Americans to enjoy. Since then 16 presidents, both Republican and Democrat, have used this authority to protect stunning lands and oceans – from the Grand Canyon to Acadia to Zion to Papahānaumokuākea in the Northwestern Hawaiian . The landscape of Great Britain is filled with historical buildings and landmarks; we have a vast range of books covering the earliest buildings in England all the way through to modern architecture and the homes we live in today. Our new edition of The English Heritage Guide to London’s Blue Plaques is also not to be missed. The Historic Sites, Buildings, Objects, and Antiquities Act of (16 USC ). This Act declared that "it is a national policy to preserve for public use historic sites, buildings, and objects of national significance for the inspiration and benefit of the people of the United States".


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"The Antiquities Act is a very important tool that presidents have had. Four Things To Know About The Antiquities Act. The President is not authorized by Congress to revoke monument designations. Enacted inthe Antiquities Act gives the president the ability to “declare by public proclamation historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest that are situated on land owned or controlled by the.

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to amend the Historic Sites, Buildings, and Antiquities Act to place certain limits. ANTIQUITIES, MONUMENTS AND MUSEUM An Act to provide for the preservation, conservation, restoration, documentation, study and presentation of sites This Act may be cited as the Antiquities, Monu-ments and Museum Act, 2.

In this Act — “antiquity” means —File Size: KB. The Antiquities Act was a response to concerns over theft from and destruction of archaeological sites and was designed to provide an expeditious means to protect federal lands and resources.

President Theodore Roosevelt used the authority in to establish Devil’s Tower in WyomingFile Size: KB. The text, spirit, and year history of the Antiquities Act of militate against presidential power to revoke a national monument proclamation made by a Author: Bruce Fein. Antiquities Act Stories.

The Antiquities Act allows the President to designate, through executive action, National Monuments. This power has been used to protect wilderness, archaeological sites, and places that celebrate or commemorate our recent past.

Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act CHAPTER 49 1 and 2 Eliz 2. An Act to provide for the preservation and acquisition of buildings of outstanding historic or architectural interest and their contents and related property, and to amend the law relating to ancient monuments and other objects of archaeological interest.

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t 1) This Act, which amends the Antiquities, Monuments and Museum Act 1, may be cited as the Antiquities, Monuments and Museum (Amendment) sites, structures, buildings. The Antiquities Act dates back to and gives the President power to declare “historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest.

Using the authority granted to them by the Antiquities Act, American presidents have safeguarded some of America’s most beautiful landscapes, like the Grand Canyon, the Statue of Liberty, and Death Valley. But now, Congressman Rob Bishop is leading an attack on the Antiquities Act. He aims to erect numerous hurdles that would cripple the ability [ ].

Full text of "Historic Sites Survey and National Historic Landmarks Program: A History" See other formats. The Historic Sites, Buildings, and Antiquities Act was passed (predecessor of the National Historic Preservation Act) passed.

It required the secretary to identify, acquire, and restore qualifying historic sites and properties. Also required feds to consider preservation needs in their programs and plans. As set forth in the statute, the aim of the Antiquities Act was “ the protection of objects of historic and scientific interest.” Section 1 of the Antiquities Act made it illegal to “appropriate, excavate, injure, or destroy any historic or prehistoric ruin or monument, or any object of antiquity, situated on lands owned or controlled by the Government of the United States.”.

The Antiquities Act of is one of our nation's most important conservation tools. Used to safeguard and preserve federal lands and cultural and historical sites for all Americans to enjoy, 16 presidents have designated national monuments under this authority.

Text for H.R - th Congress (): To amend the Antiquities Act of to place additional requirements on the establishment of national monuments under that Act, and for other purposes. Antiquities Act of According to which act is it the responsibility of the federal government to provide technical assistance to nationally significant historic buildings, antiquities, and objects no matter where they are located.

Historic Sites Act. This is a collection of documents related to the history and use of the Antiquities Act ofthe first federal statute for the general preservation of archaeological, cultural, historic, and scientific resources. It laid the foundation for conservation and preservation laws passed through the 20th century and remains an important statute into the 21st ly, it is the most.

For over one hundred years, the Antiquities Act has been used as a bipartisan conservation tool. The law was created by Congress to allow the president to permanently protect federally owned historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest as national monuments.

citizens. National Monument designations, under the Antiquities Act ofare meant to ensure the proper care and management of historic landmarks and other objects of historic or scientific interest. The Act also states that the monuments shall be confined to the smallest area compatible with proper care and management of the objects.

Although the Antiquities Act is not directly applicable to the mineral industry, it is cited by preservationists as the beginning of the statutory scheme of historic preservation. [2]--Historic Sites Act of Authority for development of an administrative program to identify and evaluate cultural resources was established by the Historic File Size: KB.

In Representative John F. Lacey of Iowa, chairman of the House Committee on Public Lands, introduced protective legislation for antiquities drafted by archaeologist Edgar L.

Hewett. Congress enacted the bill, extending its scope to preserve other natural and historical sites as well. The Antiquities Act authorized the president to protect such places by declaring them national monuments.

This Act may be cited as the Antiquities and Monuments Act. Interpretation. 2. In this Act, except where the context otherwise requires - “antiquity” means any movable object other than a book or document made in or imported into Kenya before the yearor any human, faunal or floral remains of similar minimum age which may exist in Kenya.National Monuments and the Antiquities Act Congressional Research Service 1 Introduction Presidential establishment of national monuments under the Antiquities Act of (16 U.S.C.

§§) has protected valuable sites, but also has been contentious. Litigation and legislation related to the law have been pursued throughout its by: 2.

Update: 4/27/ On April 26 President Donald Trump signed the Executive Order on the Review of Designations Under the Antiquities order directs the Department of the Interior to review all national monuments designated since January 1,to determine whether they meet the requirements and objectives of the Antiquities Act and whether they “appropriately balance the .