Franklin D. Roosevelt

Proclamation 2528—Enlarging the Pinnacles National Monument, California

December 05, 1941

By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation

Whereas it appears that certain lands adjoining the Pinnacles National Monument in California are required for the proper care, management and protection of the objects of scientific interest situated on lands within the said monument; and

Whereas it appears that it would be in the public interest to reserve such lands as an addition to said monument:

Now, Therefore, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the act of June 8, 1906 (ch. 3060, 34 Stat. 225; U.S.C., title 16, sec. 431), do proclaim that, subject to all valid existing rights, the following-described lands in California are hereby added to and made a part of the Pinnacles National Monument:


T. 16 S., R. 7 E.,

sec. 20, E½;

secs. 21 to 23, inclusive;

sec. 24, W½;

sec. 26, NW¼, N½SW¼;

sec. 27, N½, N½S½;

sec. 28, N½, SW¼;

sec. 29,

T. 17 S., R. 7 E.,

sec. 1, SW¼SE¼;

sec. 12, W½E½, SE¼SE¼;

sec. 13, W½,E½, SE¼SE¼;

T. 17 S., R. 8 E.,

sec. 7, Lot 13;

sec. 18, Lot 1;

containing 4,589.26 acres.

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 reservation made by this proclamation supersedes as to any of the abovedescribed lands affected thereby the temporary withdrawals made by Executive Orders No. 5038 of February 2, 1929 and No. 6910 of November 26, 1934, as amended.

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 (ch. 408, 39 Stat. 535; U.S.C., title 16, secs. 1 and 2), and acts supplementary 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 5th day of December, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-one and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-sixth.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt

By the President:
Secretary of State.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Proclamation 2528—Enlarging the Pinnacles National Monument, California Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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