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The Castle Nugent National Historic Site Establishment Act (H.R. 3726)
December 16, 2009 Full Committee Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 16, 2009 -

The Castle Nugent National Historic Site Establishment Act (H.R. 3726)
December 16, 2009 Full Committee Markup

Reporting H.R. 3726 out of Committee (View Roll Call Vote)
The bill would establish the Castle Nugent Historic Site on St. Croix in the Virgin Islands. The park would include 2,900 acres and extend out into the ocean to the 3 mile territorial limit. The National Park Service estimates that it will cost up to $50 million to acquire the privately-owned land for this park and nearly $1 million a year to operate.

* For complete legislative action for the December 16, 2009 Full Committee Markup, click here.




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