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Apr 15, 2019 4:34 PM 1+ week ago

Feds approve renaming of Runaway Negro Creek to Freedom Creek

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The U.S. Board of Geographic Names voted Thursday to rename the 1.5-mile creek near Skidaway Island. Opponents of the creek's former name said it was culturally insensitive and offensive.

The decision ends a two-year effort to rename the creek after residents said it should more accurately reflect the history of the area. The Savannah Morning News reported the name change Sunday.

"The previous name has no place in our society," U.S. ...

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