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senate Bill S. 3222

Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act

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      Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
    IntroducedApril 19th, 2010

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Title

Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act

Official Title

A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of alternatives for commemorating interpreting the role of the Buffalo Soldiers in the early years of the National Parks, and for other purposes.

Summary

Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to study alternatives for the commemoration and interpretation of the role of the Buffalo Soldiers (African-American troops who, in the late 19th century and early 20th century, came to be known as the Buffalo Soldiers) in the early years of the National Parks, which shall include an evaluation of the suitability and feasibility of establishing a national historic trail commemorating the route traveled by the Buffalo Soldiers from their post in the Presidio in San Francisco to the Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks and to any other National Parks where they may have served.

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