Commemorating Antiquities Act of 1906

Author(s): National Park Service

Year: 1982


This booklet, printed at no expense to the Federal Government, has been prepared on the occasion of the Founders Day Dinner, August 25, 1982, marking 66 years of the work and achievements of the National Park Service – a unique conservation agency of the Federal Government. The Founders Day program is sponsored by the 1916 Society of the Employees and Alumni Association of the National Park Service, melding the retired and active members of the National Park Service Family, and rededicating us all to the high purpose of preserving the Nation’s natural, scientific, historical, and cultural heritage.

Included in this booklet is “The Role of the National Park Service in the Historic Preservation Movement,” written by T. Sutton Jett who served as a National Park Service historian, afterwards becoming Regional Director of National Capital Region in Washington, D.C. and President of the White House Historical Association. Following Jett’s remarks is a list of the 101 national monuments created by Presidential Proclamation under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service, as of the date of this publication (1982).

Cite this Record

Commemorating Antiquities Act of 1906. National Park Service. 1982 ( tDAR id: 391258) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8GM88MC


Site Name
Aniakchak, Alaska Arches, Utah Aztec Ruins, New Mexico Bandelier, New Mexico Bering Land Bridge, Alaska Big Cypress, Florida Big Hole, Montana Big Thicket, Texas Black Canyon, Colorado Bryce, Utah Cabrillo, California Cape Krusenstern, Alaska Capulin Mountain, New Mexico Carlsbad, New Mexico Casa Grande, Arizona Castillo de San Marcos, Florida Castle Pickney, South Carolina Chaco Canyon, New Mexico Chiricahua, Arizona Cinder Cone, California Colonial National Monument Colorado, Colorado Craters of the Moon, Idaho Death Valley, California-Nevada Denali, Alaska Show More

Investigation Types
Heritage Management

Spatial Coverage

min long: -125.332; min lat: 24.902 ; max long: -66.182; max lat: 49.365 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contributor(s): T. Sutton Jett

Sponsor(s): National Park Service; National Geographic Society

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