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People-Named PlacesSullivan County, MO

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First named "Highland", then changed to "Sullivan"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesKnox County, MO

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Northern county made from Scotland County, and named for Henry Knox.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/20/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesCrawford County, MO

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Spread out county, Cuba to Steelville to the canoe towns on the Current and Huzzah rivers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/20/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWarrensburg, MO

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Warren was a blacksmith and early settler

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/20/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJohnson County, MO

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Vice-President under Martin Van Buren

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/17/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesDallas County, MO

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"George Mifflin Dallas was a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and the 11th Vice President of the United States, serving under President James K. Polk. Dallas also served as the Mayor of Philadelphia from 1828–1829" ~ Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/17/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesFitzsimons Army Hospital (former) - Aurora, CO

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Fitzsimons Army Hospital was named for the first American casualty of 'The World War" - Lt. William T. Fitzsimons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/10/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesColonel John Haslet Armory - Dover, Delaware

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Armory building dedicated to a Continental Army officer

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/8/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesEdward Tatnall Building - Dover, Delaware

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Executive Office Building named after a Delaware miller and railroad executive

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/8/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJesse S. Cooper Building - Dover, Delaware

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Public Health Building named after a Delaware State Treasurer

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/4/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWayne County, MO

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Greenville is the county seat, not much there other than the courthouse. A Grand Jury, twice had to throw them out of the existing courthouse to get a new one built. Then a dam project flooded the old town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/2/2014

last visited: never

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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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