White House Says Mount McKinley Will Be Renamed Denali

National Park Service handout photo shows Mount McKinley in AlaskaPresident Barack Obama says he’s changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali.

He’s giving the mountain its traditional Alaska Native name on the eve of a historic presidential visit to Alaska . . .

The mountain was named after former President William McKinley. There have been several efforts by Alaska politicians change it to Denali. But politicians from McKinley’s home state of Ohio have opposed changing the name. (Read more from “White House Says Mount McKinley Will Be Renamed Denali” HERE)

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