Tuesday, September 1, 2015
The park that bore McKinley’s name was changed in 1980 to Denali National Park. But the 20,237-foot peak kept McKinley’s name on official government maps and charts until Sunday, when the Obama administration announced it would take executive action to officially rename the mountain Denali. In doing so, the White House resolved a stalemate between the congressional delegations from Alaska and McKinley’s home state of Ohio that had lasted for decades.
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