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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 367 AN ACT DESIGNATING A PORTION OF THE BLACKSTONE RIVER AND CANAL HERITAGE PARK AS THE HONORABLE WILLIAM A. L. BAZELEY MEMORIAL RECREATION AREA.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


A certain parcel of land within the Blackstone river and canal heritage park, under the jurisdiction of the department of environmental management, the exact location of which shall be determined jointly by the department and the chairman of the Blackstone river and canal commission, shall be designated and known as The Honorable William A. L. Bazeley Memorial Recreation Area, in recognition of the significant contributions to environmental conservation of William A. L. Bazeley of the town of Uxbridge, a representative in the general court in 1908 and 1912, senator in the general court from 1913 to 1916, inclusive, and who served as the first Massachusetts commissioner of conservation in the commonwealth from 1911 to 1933, inclusive.

Suitable markers bearing the designation shall be erected by the department in compliance with the standards of the department.

Approved November 7, 2002.