Old Slave Road

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

‘Old Slave Road’ Saga Could End Monday

A petition to change the name was first reviewed late last year, at first to “Spiceberry Court,” then to “Elijah Madison Lane.”


Old Slave Road

Wildwood Committee Votes to Keep Name Old Slave Road

Some have said the Old Slave Road name honors the area’s history and the black families who lived there. Others find it offensive.


Old Slave Road

No Decision Yet On Name Change For Old Slave Road

Rosalie Madison-Bowman, told the commission that she approves of changing the name to honor her relative, Elijah Madison.


Old Slave Road

Wildwood Considers Name Change For Old Slave Road

Developers named the road in 1979. It runs near a burial site for slaves.


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