16 U.S. Code § 410ccc–3 - Acquisition of property
(a) General authority
Except as otherwise provided in this section, the Secretary is authorized to acquire lands and interest therein within the boundaries of the historical park by donation, purchase with donated or appropriated funds, or exchange.
(b) State and local properties
Lands and interests therein that are owned by the State of Louisiana, or any political subdivision thereof, may be acquired only by donation or exchange.
(c) Museum Contents, Inc.