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View Resource National Park Service: Antiquities Act

Established in 1906, The Antiquities Act was the first law to establish that archaeological sites on public lands are important public resources. This website was designed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Act, and should be considered rather essential for any persons interested in such matters. After browsing a basic overview of the Act’s primary provisions, visitors should consider the...

https://www.nps.gov/archeology/tools/laws/antact.htm