Posted on January 31, 2017
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|The highest mountain in all of North America|
is Alaska's Denali.
It was dubbed Mount McKinley informally
by a gold prospector in 1896, when William
McKinley ran for president. That name
became official in 1917, sixteen years
after the president's assassination.
But locals kept calling the mountain what
they'd always called it. In 1975, the Alaskan
state government asked the federal
government to officially rename the
That didn't fully happen at the federal level