Colorado Governor Formally Proclaims Mount Elbert to Be Called Mount Peyton Manning on Super Bowl Sunday

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has formally renamed Mount Elbert Mount Peyton Manning on Super Bowl. Never mind what’s legal per the formal renaming process. THis is what’s fun.

Below is the full declaration:
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McKinley to Denali Name Change Legislation Passes out of Senate Committee

Senate Bill 155 to change the name of Mount McKinley to Denali has was approved by the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

Per past instance Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman whose state includes the home of William McKinley voted against it.

McKinley to Denali Name Change Legislation Passes out of Senate Committee | Alaska Public Media.

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Feds Veto Mount Reagan Name in Presidentials

The feds have vetoed plan to rename Mount Clay to Mount Reagan in the Presidentials. New Hampshire had supported the changed in 2003. The article notes that in 1913, Mount Clinton, named for DeWitt Clinton, governor was renamed Mount Pierce for President Franklin Pierce (a New Hampshire native). Hikers still refer to it as Mount Clinton with a trail to it being the Mount Clinton Trail.
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