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Chiefs

1935—1939 1939-1943 1943—1952 1952-1962 1962–1972 1972–1979

Ferdinand A. Silcox
Earle H. Clapp (acting)
Lyle F. Watts
Richard E. McArdle
Edward P. Cliff
John R. McGuire

1979—1987 1987–1993 1993-1996 1997-2001 2001

R. Max Peterson
F. Dale Robertson
Jack Ward Thomas
Mike Dombeck
Dale Bosworth

APPENDIX #2
NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM

1916 August 25

National Park Service Act

National Parks

1930 May 29 Fort Washington Park, Maryland 1938 September 23 Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Maryland, District of

Columbia, and West Virginia (date acquired; designated a NM 1961; incorporated in Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

NHP 1971) 1948 June 22 Prince William Forest Park, Virginia (established in 1936

as Chopawamsic Recreational Demonstration Area). 1954 July 12 Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland (established in 1936

as Catoctin Recreational Demonstration Area; in 1945 as

a part of the National Capital Park System) 1955

Custis-Lee Mansion, Virginia (established as Lee
Mansion 1925; Redesignated Arlington House, The

Robert E. Lee Memorial in 1972) 1972

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Virginia (restorationautorized in 1925, designated as Custis-Lee

Mansion in 1955) 1947 April 25 Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park, North

Dakota (redesignated a NP 1978) 1950 August 3 Greenbelt Park, Maryland 1961 October 4 Piscataway Park, Maryland 1966 October 15 Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts, Virginia 1980 September 9 USS Arizona Memorial, Hawaii 1980 December 2 Alaska National Interests Lands Conservation Act

(ANILCA)

National Battlefields

1890 August 30 1935

1961 August 10

1972 April 11

Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Georgia
(established as National Battlefield Site in 1917)
Tupelo National Battlefield, Mississippi (established as
National Battlefield Site on February 21, 1929) in
1933 the Battlefield was transferred from the War
Department to the National Park Service.
Cowpens National Battlefield, South Carolina (established
as National Battlefield Site on March 4, 1929)
Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Pennsylvania
(established as National Battlefield Site by the War
Department on March 4, 1931; Transferred to the
National Park Service on August 10, 1933)
Monocacy NB, Maryland (reauthorization and
redesignation of Monocacy National Military Park)

1974 October 26

1976 October 21

National Battlefield Park

1936 March 2 1940

Richmond NBP, Virginia
Manassas NBP, Virginia (established in 1936
November 14, as Bull Run Recreational Demonstration
Area, Virginia

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1890 August 30 Antietam National Battle Field Site , Maryland

(redesignated a National Battlefield in 1978) 1917 February 18 Kennesaw Mountain NBS, Georgia (redesignated a NBP

1935) 1929 February 21 Brices Cross Roads NBS, Mississippi 1929 February 21 Tupelo NBS, Mississippi (redesignated a NB 1961) 1929 March 4 Cowpens NBS, South Carolina (redesignated a NB 1972) 1931 March 4 Fort Necessity NBS, Pennsylvania (redesignated a NB

1961)

National Historical Park

1938 June 1 Saratoga NHP, New York
1939

Chalmette NHP, Louisiana (established as Chalmette
Monument and Grounds, in 1907; incorporated in Jean

Lafitte NHP and Preserve 1978) 1940 June 11 Cumberland Gap NHP, Kentucky, Virginia, and

Tennessee 1948 June 28 Independence NHP, Pennsylvania (incorporated

Independence Hall NHS, designated 1943) 1954

Appomattox Court House, Virginia (in 1930 June 18 established as Appomattox Court House monument; designated National Historical Monument 1935;

redesignated a NHP 1954) 1955 July 26 City of Refuge NHP, Hawaii (redesignated Puuhonua o

Honaunau NHP 1978) 1965 May 15 Nez Perce NHP, Idaho 1966 July 23 George Rogers Clark NHP, Indiana (Incorporated the

George Rogers Clark Memorial established in 1928)
1966 September 9 San Juan Island NHP, Washington
1971

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal NHP Maryland, District of
Columbia, and West Virginia (date acquired 1938

September 23; 1961 National Monument)
1974 October 1 Boston NHP, Massachusetts
1976 June 30 Klondike Gold Rush NHP, Alaska and Washington
1976 July 4 Valley Forge NHP, Pennsylvania
1978

Puuhonua o Honaunau NHP, Hawaii (established in 1955

as the City of Refuge NHP) 1978 June 5 Lowell NHP, Massachusetts 1978 August 18 War in the Pacific NHP, Guam 1978 November 10 Jean Lafitte NHP and Preserve, Louisiana (incorporated

Chalmette NHP)
1978 November 10 Kaloko-Honokohau NHP, Hawaii
1978 November 10 San Antonio Missions NHP, Texas
1979

Jean Lafitte NHP and Preserve, Louisiana (included the
Chalmette Monument and Grounds, in 1907; Chalmette

NHP, 1939) 1980 December 19 Chaco Culture NHP, New Mexico (incorporated Chaco

Canyon NM) 1980 December 22 Kalaupapa NHP, Hawaii 1980 December 28 Women's Rights NHP, New York 1988 June 27 San Francisco Maritime NHP, California (formerly part of

Golden Gate NRA) 1988 October 7 Natchez NHP, Mississippi 1990 June 27 Pecos NHP, New Mexico (incorporated Pecos NM)

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