(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street, Mankato, MN 56001

SHOULD WE RENAME SIBLEY PARK?

When:
October 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2020-10-26T14:00:00-05:00
2020-10-26T15:30:00-05:00
Where:
Virtual Class
Cost:
Free
Contact:
(507) 387-1666

SHOULD WE RENAME SIBLEY PARK?

  • Monday, October 26
  • 2 – 3:30 pm
  • Jameel Haque, Director of Kessel Institute for Peace

In recent years, some public parks and other gathering spaces have been renamed because of bad acts by those whose name is on them.  Col. Henry Sibley, for whom Mankato’s Sibley Park is named, is cited for his role in the U.S.-Dakota War in 1862.  What criteria should be used if the name is changed, and what are some possible selections?  Who should make the decision?

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