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Zebulon Weaver to Horace Kephart, December 19, 1924, page 4

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  • 2 Whereas said area would be readily accessible to the entire eastern portion of the United States and would afford abundant opportunity for recreational purposes and constitute a great outdoor museum for scientific research: Now therefore 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- 2 tives.. of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 That there is hereby authorized to be created and established 4 a national park in that portion of the Appalachian Mountains, 5 including the summits and both sides of the Great Smoky Q or Unaka Range in the State of North Carolina between the 7 points where the Pigeon River crosses the North Carolina 8 and the Tennessee State line, and from that point south- 9 westward to or beyond the point where the Little Tennessee 10 River crosses the said State line and including suitable areas 11 on both sides of the main divide of the said Great Smoky 12 Range, and embracing lands lying in the counties of Hay- 13 wood, Swain, and Cherokee, North Carolina, and contiguous 14 territory adapted for such purposes in the State of Tennessee. 15 Such lands to be acquired and administered as said national 16 park under such designation as may be given thereto by the 17 Secretary of the Interior, with the power on the part of said 18 Secretary of the Interior to receive definite donations of lands 19 and moneys in connection therewith and for the promotion 20 thereof. ?1 Sec. 2. For the purpose of acquiring the lands neces- •2 sary for the establishment of such park the Secretary f

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