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Source: Timely Topics
Source type: magazine
Document type: article
Document title: “To Name Mountain ‘McKinley’”
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: 1 November 1901
Volume number: 6
Issue number: 9
Pagination: 135

 
Citation
“To Name Mountain ‘McKinley.’” Timely Topics 1 Nov. 1901 v6n9: p. 135.
 
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Keywords
McKinley memorialization; William McKinley (death: government response).
 
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none.
 
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To Name Mountain “McKinley”

     In the next New Hampshire Legislature a bill will be introduced changing the name of Mount Pleasant, in the Presidential Range, to “Mount McKinley.” There is precedent for the change, inasmuch as, besides the five early President [sic], only those who have been shot by assassins have had their names given to mountains. The name Lincoln was bestowed on the second highest peak of the Franconia group, and “Mount Garfield” displaced Haystack mountain in 1881.

 

 


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