Franklin D. Roosevelt

Proclamation 2054—Cedar Breaks National Monument-Utah

August 22, 1933

By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation

Whereas it appears desirable, in the public interest, to exclude certain lands from the Dixie National Forest, Utah, and include said lands within a national monument for the preservation of the spectacular cliffs, canyons, and features of scenic, scientific, and educational interest contained therein:

Now, Therefore, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section 2 of the act of Congress approved June 8, 1906 (34 Stat. 225), and the act of June 4, 1897 (30 Stat. 34), do proclaim and establish the Cedar Breaks National Monument and that, subject xo all valid existing rights, the following-described lands in Utah be, and the same are hereby, excluded from the Dixie National Forest and included within the said national monument:


T. 36 S., R. 9 W., sec. 15, S ½, SE ¼;
      sec. 22, E ½, S ½ lot 3, S ½ lot 4, S ½ NW ¼, and E ½, SW ¼;
      sec. 23, all;
      sec. 24, W ½, E ½, and W ½;
      sec. 25, W ½ E ½, and W ½;
      sec. 26, all;
      sec. 27, E ½, and E ½ W ½;
      sec. 34, E ½, and E ½ W ½;
      sec. 35, all;
      sec. 36, NW ¼ NE ¼, and lots 1 to 7 inclusive.
T. 37 S., R. 9 W.,sec. 1, lot 4;
      sec. 2, all (unsurveyed);
      sec. 3, lots 1, 2, and 3;
      sec. 10, N ½ NE ¼, SE ¼ NE ¼, NE ¼ SE ¼, and NE ¼ NW ¼ ;
      sec. 11, N ½ (unsurveyed), and ½ S ½;
      sec. 12, W ½ nw ¼.

Warning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure, destroy, or remove any feature of this monument and not to locate or settle upon any of the lands thereof.

The Director of the National Park Service, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall have the supervision, management, and control of this monument as provided in the act of Congress entitled "AN ACT To establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes", approved August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535), and acts additional thereto or amendatory thereof.

In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

Done at the City of Washington this 22d day of August, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-eighth.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt

By the President:
Acting Secretary of State.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Proclamation 2054—Cedar Breaks National Monument-Utah Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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