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The term “National Heritage Corridor” means the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.
The term “Park” means the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park established by subsection (c)(1).
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.
There is established in the States a unit of the National Park System, to be known as the “Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park”.
The Secretary may acquire land or interests in land that are considered contributing historic resources in the historic sites and districts described in paragraph (2)(B) for inclusion in the Park boundary by donation, purchase from a willing seller with donated or appropriated funds, or exchange.
No land or interest in land may be acquired for the Park by condemnation.
On a determination by the Secretary that a sufficient quantity of land or interests in land has been acquired to constitute a manageable park unit, the Secretary shall establish a boundary for the Park by publishing a boundary map in the Federal Register.
The Secretary may include in the Park boundary any resources that are the subject of an agreement with the States or a subdivision of the States entered into under paragraph (4)(D).
On the acquisition of additional land or interests in land under subparagraph (A), or on entering an agreement under subparagraph (C), the boundary of the Park shall be adjusted to reflect the acquisition or agreement by publishing a Park boundary map in the Federal Register.
The maps referred to in this paragraph shall be available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service.
The Secretary may acquire not more than 10 acres in Woonsocket, Rhode Island 1
Land owned by the States or a political subdivision of the States may be acquired under this paragraph only by donation.
The Secretary may provide technical assistance, visitor services, interpretive tours, and educational programs to sites and resources in the National Heritage Corridor that are located outside the boundary of the Park and associated with the purposes for which the Park is established.
As a condition of the receipt of funds under clause (i)(II), the Secretary shall require that any Federal funds made available under a cooperative agreement entered into under this paragraph are to be matched on a 1-to-1 basis by non-Federal funds.
Any cooperative agreement entered into under this subparagraph shall provide for reasonable public access to the resources covered by the cooperative agreement.
The Secretary shall display a memorial at an appropriate location in the Park that recognizes the role of John H. Chafee in preserving the resources of the Blackstone River Valley for the people of the United States.