SOURCE: AP (5-7-07)
The deal, first announced in August, was completed April 25, the 60th anniversary of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park, said Valerie Naylor, the park superintendent. Federal Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns announced it in a statement Monday.
The 5,200-acre picturesque ranch in western North Dakota is across a river valley from Roosevelt's 218-acre Elkhorn Ranch site, where the former president lived in the late 1800s...
[As part of the Elkhorn viewshed, the property] becomes part of the Little Missouri Grasslands.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park Roosevelt's Dakota writings: Hunting Trips of a Ranchman (1885); Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail (1896) (texts at Bartleby)