Greensboro City Leaders Vote To Rename Aycock Historic District

Aycock District Name Change

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- City leaders in Greensboro have voted to rename the Historic District.

The Aycock Historic District is named after, Charles Aycock who served as the state’s governor from 1901 to 1905.
On Tuesday, city council voted unanimously to change the name to Dunleath Historic District. The change takes place immediately.

Read: Historic Aycock Neighborhood in Greensboro Changing Its Name

Aycock also served as a leader in public education, but he was also a leading spokesman for white supremacy and segregation.

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