Executive Order 11212—Including Certain Lands Within the Boundaries of the Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania
By virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 24 of the Act of March 3,1891 (26 Stat. 1103), as amended (16 U.S.C. 471), Section 1 of the Act of June 4,1897 (30 Stat. 34,36; 16 U.S.C. 473), and Section 11 of the Act of March 1, 1911 (36 Stat. 963; 16 U.S.C. 521), and as President of the United States and upon recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture, the boundaries of the Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania are modified to include the following described lands:
Beginning at corner 3 of Allegheny National Forest tract 33, on the south bank of the Allegheny River, a point on the exterior boundary of the Allegheny National Forest; thence northwesterly across and to the north bank of said river where it is intersected by the line between the Blanche Brownell and Collins Pine Company tracts; thence north along the said tract line projected to an intersection with the south boundary of warrant 5555; thence east along the south boundary of warrant 5555 approximately 75 chains; thence north through warrant 5555 to the north boundary of warrant 5555, east with the said warrant boundary to the southeast corner of warrant 5554; thence north to the northeast corner of warrant 5554; thence westerly, northerly, easterly, northerly, westerly, northerly, northwesterly, northerly and easterly with the boundary of the Armstrong Forest Company Hodge Run tract to a point on the north boundary of warrant 5561 approximately 95 chains east of the northwest corner of said warrant; thence through warrants 5560, 5559, 5558 and warrant 5557, following property lines where appropriate, approximately north 40 chains, west 6 chains, north 175 chains, east 7 chains, north 40 chains, west 10 chains, north 85 chains to the north line of warrant 5557; thence following property lines west along the north boundary of warrant 5557, 33 chains; thence through warrant 5567, following property lines, north 16 chains, west 15 chains, north 34 chains, west 40 chains to the west boundary of warrant 5567; thence north along said warrant boundary 15 chains; thence through warrant 5547 west 38 chains more or less to a point on Longitude 79°00' west; thence north through warrants 5547 and 5568 approximately 45 chains to the New York-Pennsylvania State line; thence east with said line to its intersection with the east bank of the Allegheny River, a point on the boundary of the Allegheny National Forest; thence south and west with said boundary to the point of beginning.
All such lands and interests therein heretofore or hereafter acquired by the United States for or in connection with the Allegheny National Forest or transferred to the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture for management for National Forest purposes shall be administered as parts of said Allegheny National Forest and shall be subject to laws, rules, and regulations applicable thereto.
LYNDON B. JOHNSON
The White House,
April 2, 1965.
Lyndon B. Johnson, Executive Order 11212—Including Certain Lands Within the Boundaries of the Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/239501