Old Slave Road

Wildwood City Council Votes Against Change to Old Slave Road"If you begin to now remove name places, events, et cetera, you begin to lose some of the important aspects of history"
'Old Slave Road' Saga Could End MondayA petition to change the name was first reviewed late last year, at first to "Spiceberry Court," then to "Elijah Madison Lane."
Wildwood Committee Votes to Keep Name Old Slave RoadSome have said the Old Slave Road name honors the area's history and the black families who lived there. Others find it offensive.
No Decision Yet On Name Change For Old Slave RoadRosalie Madison-Bowman, told the commission that she approves of changing the name to honor her relative, Elijah Madison.
Wildwood Considers Name Change For Old Slave RoadDevelopers named the road in 1979. It runs near a burial site for slaves.

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