PROCLAMATION 3888-JAN. 20, 1969
Sec. 20, NEi/i, N y o S E ^, and SEi/iSEi/i; Secs. 21, 22, 23, and 2 4; Secs. 25, 26, 27, and 28—those portions lying north of the right bank of the Colorado R i v e r; Sec.29, N E i 4 N E %; Sec. 31, Si/a; Sec. 32, that portion of the Si/^ lying west and north of the right bank of the Colorado R i v e r; Sec. 33, that portion lying west and north of the right bank of the Colorado River. T. 25 S., R. 22 E., Sec. 5, that portion lying west of the right bank of the Colorado R i v e r; Secs. G and 7; Secs. 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17—those portions adjoining the right bank of the Colorado R i v e r; Sec. 1 8; Secs. 19 and 20—those portions lying north of the right bank of the Colorado River. T. 24 S., R. 23 E., Sec. 18, SWi/4; Sec. 19, Wi/^; Sec. 30, lots 3 to 7, inclusive and lots 11 and 12; Containing 48,943 acres, more or less.
Warning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure, destroy, or remove any feature of this monument and not £o locate or settle upon any of the lands thereof. Any reservations or withdrawals heretofore made which affect the lands described above are hereby revoked. I N W I T N E S S WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twentieth day of January in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and sixty-nine and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and ninety-third.
Proclamation 3888 January 20, 1969
50 Stat. 1856. 72 Stat. C48.
ENLARGING THE CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL MONUMENT, UTAH
WHEREAS, the Capitol Reef National Monument in Utah was established by Proclamation No. 2246 of August 2, 1937, and enlarged by Proclamation No. 3249 of July 2, 1958, to set aside and reserve certain areas possessing significant features and objects of geological and scientific interest; and WHEREAS, it would be in the public interest to add to the Capitol Reef National Monument certain adjoining lands which encompass the outstanding geological feature known as Waterpocket Fold and other complementing geological features, which constitute objects of scientific interest, such as Cathedral Valley; and WHEREAS, under section 2 of the act of June 8, 1906 (34 Stat. 225, 16 U.S.C. 431), the President is authorized "to declare by public proclamation * * * objects of historic or scientific interest that are situated upon the lands owned or controlled by the Government of the United States to be national monuments, and may reserve as a part thereof parcels of land, the limits of which in all cases shall be confined to the smallest area compatible with the proper care and management of the objects to be protected:"