16 U.S. Code § 410vv - Purposes
PurposesThe purposes of this subchapter are—
to recognize and interpret the contributions and birthplace of George Perkins Marsh, pioneering environmentalist, author of Man and Nature, statesman, lawyer, and linguist;
to recognize and interpret the contributions of Frederick Billings, conservationist, pioneer in reforestation and scientific farm management, lawyer, philanthropist, and railroad builder, who extended the principles of land management introduced by Marsh;
to recognize the significant contributions of Julia Billings, Mary Billings French, Mary French Rockefeller, and Laurance Spelman Rockefeller in perpetuating the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller heritage.
1998—Pars. (4), (5). Pub. L. 105–277 substituted “Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller” for “Marsh-Billings”.
“This Act [enacting this subchapter] may be cited as the ‘Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Establishment Act’.”
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