In order to protect and interpret, for the education and benefit of the public, sites in the State of Arizona associated with the early Spanish missionaries and explorers of the 17th and 18th centuries, there is hereby established the Tumacacori National Historical Park (hereinafter in this subchapter referred to as the “park”).
(b) Area included
The park shall consist of the existing Tumacacori National Monument, together with
(1) the ruins of Los Santos Angeles de Guevavi, the first mission in Arizona (consisting of approximately 8 acres) and
(2) the Kino visita and rancheria ruins of Calabazas (consisting of approximately 22 acres), each as generally depicted on the map entitled “Boundary Map, Tumacacori National Historical Park”, numbered 311/80018, and dated February 1990. The park shall also consist of approximately 310 acres of land adjacent to the original Tumacacori unit of the park and generally depicted on the map entitled “Tumacacori National Historical Park, Arizona Proposed Boundary Revision 2001”, numbered 310/80,044, and dated July 2001. The maps shall be on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
(c) Abolition of monument
The Tumacacori National Monument is hereby abolished and any funds available for purposes of the monument shall be available for purposes of the park.
2002—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–218inserted “The park shall also consist of approximately 310 acres of land adjacent to the original Tumacacori unit of the park and generally depicted on the map entitled ‘Tumacacori National Historical Park, Arizona Proposed Boundary Revision 2001’, numbered 310/80,044, and dated July 2001.” and substituted “The maps” for “The map” and “the appropriate offices” for “the offices”.
Short Title of 2002 Amendment
Pub. L. 107–218, § 1,Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1328, provided that: “This Act [amending this section and enacting provisions set out as a note under this section] may be cited as the ‘Tumacacori National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act of 2002’.”
“(1) Tumacacori Mission in southern Arizona was declared a National Monument in 1908 in recognition of its great historical significance as ‘one of the oldest mission ruins in the southwest’.
“(2) In establishing Tumacacori National Historical Park in 1990 to include the Tumacacori Mission and the ruins of the mission of Los Santos Angeles de Guevavi and the Kino visita and rancheria of Calabazas, Congress recognized the importance of these sites ‘to protect and interpret, for the education and benefit of the public, sites in the State of Arizona associated with the early Spanish missionaries and explorers of the 17th and 18th centuries’.
“(3) Tumacacori National Historical Park plays a major role in interpreting the Spanish colonial heritage of the United States.
“(b) Purposes.—The purposes of this Act [see Short Title of 2002 Amendment note above] are—
“(1) to protect and interpret the resources associated with the Tumacacori Mission by revising the boundary of Tumacacori National Historical Park to include approximately 310 acres of land adjacent to the park; and
“(2) to enhance the visitor experience at Tumacacori by developing access to these associated mission resources.”
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