16 USC 1-4.
PROCLAMATION 3391—JAN. 18, 1961
of scientific interest are situated upon the lands thereof: NOW, THEREFORE, I, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by section 2 of the act of June 8, 1906, 34 Stat. 225 (16 U.S.C. 431), do proclaim that, subject to valid existing rights, there is hereby reserved and set apart as a national monument, to be known as the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Monument, that portion of the property now owned by the United States and acquired by it under the said deed of September 23, 1938, which extends from Cumberland, Maryland, to a location 100 feet downstream from the first culvert above the Seneca aqueduct, the monument hereby established containing approximately 4,800 acres. The said deed of September 23, 1938, is recorded in the land records of the County of Allegany, Maryland, in Book R.J. No. 181 at Folio 603, of the County of Washington, Maryland, in Book No. 207 at Folio 575, of the County of Frederick, Maryland, in Book No. 414 at Folio 245 f c, and of the County of Montgomery, Maryland, in Book No. 638 at Folio 76. Detailed maps of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal property, consisting of 15 rolls prepared by B. F. Mackall, are on file with the Director, National Park Service, Washington, D.C., and the Superintendent of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Project in Hagerstown, Maryland. Warning is hereby given to all unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure, destroy, deface, or remove any feature of this monument and not to locate or settle upon any of the lands reserved by this proclamation. The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Monument shall be supervised, managed, and controlled in accordance with the act of Congress entitled "An Act To Establish a National Park Service, and for Other Purposes," approved August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535), and acts supplementary thereto and amendatory