Placerville, California — ‘Old Hangtown’ — Replaces Noose in Logo After George Floyd


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Erasing more history. We always stopped in Placerville for ice cream on our way to/from Tahoe... :mad:

The city of Placerville, California, known as “Old Hangtown” since the days of informal justice among miners during the Gold Rush, will replace the noose in its municipal logo after a unanimous vote by the city council on Tuesday evening.

Though the symbol has no racial connotations, Placerville leaders decided that the noose was too provocative in the wake of the death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis, Minnesota, police last year. The Los Angeles Times reports:

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