Summary

To adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and for other purposes. Read More

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This bill was introduced on Apr 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Date Introduced
Apr 27, 2012

Bill Text

A BILL

To adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2012''.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

The Congress finds the following: (1) Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park was authorized as a unit of the National Park System on June 26, 1935. Prior to 1935, parts of the park had been acquired and protected by Civil War veterans and the War Department. (2) Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park protects Kennesaw Mountain and Kolb's Farm, which are battle sites along the route of General Sherman's 1864 campaign to take Atlanta. (3) Most of the park protects Confederate positions and strategy. The Wallis House is one of the few original structures remaining from the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain associated with Union positions and strategy. (4) The Wallis House is strategically located next to a Union signal station at Harriston Hill.

SEC. 3. BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT; LAND ACQUISITION; ADMINISTRATION.

(a) Boundary Adjustment.--The boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is modified to include the approximately 8 acres identified as ``Wallis House and Harriston Hill'', and generally depicted on the map titled ``Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Proposed Boundary Adjustment'', numbered 325/80,020, and dated February 2010. (b) Map.--The map referred to in subsection (a) shall...

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Bill Summary

To adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and for other purposes.

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