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H.R. 1192 (113th): To redesignate Mammoth Peak in Yosemite National Park as “Mount Jessie Benton Fre’mont”.


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7/14/2014--Passed House without amendment. Designates Mammoth Peak in Yosemite National Park as "Mount Jessie Benton Fremont" to be informally known as "Mt. Jessie," in honor of Jessie Benton Fremont's contributions toward the approval of the Yosemite Grant (the land grant under which the Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove in California were granted to the state of California by the federal government for their preservation and public use).