An Act Making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and one, and for other purposes

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  • The sum of $21,000 is appropriated for grading and regulating Cathedral Avenue from Connecticut Avenue to Woodley Road and the highway along the west border of the Zoological Park from Woodley Road to Cathedral Avenue: provided that parties interested first deposit with the collector of taxes of the District of Columbia an equal sum to be used toward defraying the cost of the work, and provided that the full width of the highway bordering the Zoological Park be donated to the District of Columbia whenever it lies within the limits of Woodley Park. The commissioners of the District of Columbia are hereby authorized to use as a highway so much of the Zoological Park as lies within the lines of the proposed highway.
  • The sum of $4,000 is appropriated to construct a masonry retaining walls between Cincinnati Street and Woodley Road to define the limits of a new driveway which the Commissioners of the District of Columbia are authorized to lay out along the east side of Rock Creek from Connecticut Avenue to Zoological Park.


  • Cathedral Avenue
  • Cincinnati Street
  • Connecticut Avenue
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Woodley Park
  • Woodley Road


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  • 31 Stat. 554
  • Title 20, Education, Chapter 4
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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31 Stat. 554 (1900); ch. 789 (Book)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 1901
  • 06/06/1900


  • Museum finance
  • Roads
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Streets


  • Rock Creek Park (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)


Public Law

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Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 554, 560-61

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