Happy Birthday Antiquities Act
The landmark law is 116 today
Today, June 8, is the 116th anniversary of the passage of the Antiquities Act of 1906, which authorizes presidents to establish national monuments, among other things. To commemorate the occasion, we’re rerunning—with a few modifications—one of the Land Desk’s first-ever dispatches, “The Meaning of Monuments,” which appeared in January 2021.
But first, …
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