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September 8, 2012 8:31 pm

Request to Rename ‘Jew Pond’ Approved

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Pond in Mont Vernon, NH, known as the "Jew Pond". Photo: KatelynDobbs1 via youtube.

Daily Mail – The U.S. Board of Geographic Names ended a heated dispute over the controversial moniker of a New Hampshire fishing spot this week, approving a town’s request to rename ‘Jew Pond’ for the first time since the 1920s.

With the federal board’s blessing, residents of Mount Vernon recently rechristened the quarter-acre pond Carleton Pond, after one of the town’s founding families.

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