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H.R. 88 (115th): Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on May 9, 2017.


Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act

(Sec. 3) This bill modifies the boundary of Shiloh National Military Park in Tennessee and Mississippi to include the Fallen Timbers Battlefield, the Russell House Battlefield, and the Davis Bridge Battlefield. The Department of the Interior may acquire such lands, which shall be administered as part of the park.

(Sec. 4) The bill establishes the Parker's Crossroads Battlefield in Tennessee as an affiliated area of the National Park System. The city of Parkers Crossroads and the Tennessee Historical Commission shall jointly be the management entity for such area. Interior may provide technical assistance and enter into cooperative agreements with such entity to financially assist with the marketing, marking, interpretation, and preservation of such area. Interior shall develop a general management plan for such area.