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People-Named PlacesCarson County, Texas

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County seat originally named "Carson City" but re-named to Panhandle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMoore County, Texas

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This guy was in trouble all his career, yet he was also thought of as a hero.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHemphill County, Texas

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You will notice the difference in the birth dates on the several sources.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/14/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPike County, MO

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Only one of the counties in Missouri to have two county seats.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGordon County, Georgia

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The first citizen from Georgia to graduate from West Point

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesOldham County, Texas

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This county is very desolate, in terms of people. Not many here, but history if varied and large in the "western days".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMcDonnell Hall - San Jose, CA

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The McDonnell Hall in San Jose.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/6/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGray County, Texas

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County named for a Texan who served the Confederacy. Notice the date of death differences. Some say 1876, some 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesDallam County, Texas

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Two different markers in two locations proclaim this connection, the county named for James W. Dallam

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/29/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPerryton, Texas

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Both the "new" county seat and the library are named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/19/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesOchiltree, Texas

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Panhandle county and what once was a town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/16/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesReno High School Link Piazzo Alumni Center - Reno, NV

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Reno High School's Link Piazzo Alumni Center was officially opened in January of 2000 and named after a major benefactor and alum of Reno High School, Link Piazzo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesFarwell, Texas

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The county seat, but the town named for the brothers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesParmer County, Texas

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County on border with New Mexico, dry and desert plains

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJudge Jack Lambarti Memorial Building - Sparks, NV

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This former library and Justice Court building was renamed in honor of a former judge of Sparks, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHansford, Texas

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County named for this legislature.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHartley, Texas

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Again multiple locations and double namings

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/29/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLipscomb, Texas

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Both the county and the county seat are named after him

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesC. Clifton Young Federal Building - Reno, NV

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The C. Clifton Young Federal Building is currently home to Reno's bankruptcy court on Booth Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/13/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesNighthorse Campbell Native Health Building, Anschutz Medical Campus - Aurora, CO

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Former Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell has championed aid and respect for American Indian natives throughout his career.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/3/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesRoberts County, Texas

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"The county is named for Oran Milo Roberts, a governor of Texas. Roberts County is one of 30 prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas." ~ Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesDenver, Colorado, USA

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Colorado's capitol and largest city, Denver, was named a ploy to earn favor from the Kansas Territorial Governor James W. Denver. Unbeknownst to the citizen's of 'Denver,' Gov. Denver had already resigned his post!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/20/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesBob Hope Pavilion - Oklahoma City, OK

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Named for an icon in the entertainment world, Bob Hope Pavilion is named for a man who thought Oklahoma City "felt like home."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPalazzo Re Enzo - Bologna, Italy

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Palazzo Re Enzo is a palace in Bologna, northern Italy. It takes its name from Enzo of Sardinia, Frederick II's son, who was prisoner here from 1249 until his death in 1272.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesSparks, Nevada

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The City of Sparks was named after the 10th governor of Nevada, John Sparks, in 1904.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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