FOLSOM (CBS13) — California State Parks will hold a meeting on Friday to discuss changing the name of a historic site in Folsom.
For several years, the state has been talking about changing the name of Negro Bar.READ MORE: Sacramento Metro Fire Ramps Up Fire Resources For Fourth Of July Weekend
Many consider it offensive while others believe it’s important to keep the name in place to preserve its history.READ MORE: 'We're Sick Of The Number 22': Local Veterans Launch Nonprofit In Roseville To Help Other Veterans In Need
Negro Bar State Recreation Area, also known as Negro Bar State Park, was named for African-American gold miners who discovered gold there during the California Gold Rush.-MORE NEWS: 3 Homes Among Structures Destroyed By Fire In Olivehurst
This Friday’s meeting will be open to the public.