Windsor selectboard keep slaveholder name for street - Valley News

60% of Windsor town residents don’t want to change the name of Jacob Street, named after a prominent early Vermonter who owned slaves.

“Changing a street name can be hard, but being told you don’t belong by the town government is always, and significantly, harder,” said Colin Moon, a Windsor resident. “You are choosing to be on the wrong side of history, but more importantly, you are saying to the people who do not look like you that they are not welcome here."


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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-12-03 15:51:32 -0500