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Description:
The mission of this category is to document specific cities, towns, airports, bridges, dams and buildings that are named after a person. Please only submit man-made structures named after a person.
Expanded Description:
To be accepted, your waymark must include coordinates taken by you and at least two large, original photographs, one close-up showing the name of the object/place, another showing a more general view.
Instructions for Posting a People-Named Places Waymark:

This category seeks to document places and structures named for a person. These include cities, towns, airports, bridges, dams or buildings. Please only submit man-made structures to this category.

Not Accepted:

  • Bodies of water
  • Land structures (mountains, hills, valleys, malls, plazas, etc.)
  • Streets/highways
  • Parks and Churches (these are covered by many other categories)
  • Places named for religious deities or mythical figures

    Examples:

    • Reno, Nevada --------------------- YES!
    • Joe Louis Arena ------------------- YES!
    • Lee County, Virginia -------------- YES!
    • Walt Whitman Bridge ------------- YES!
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard--- NO!
    • James River ----------------------- NO!
    • Mt. Jefferson ---------------------- NO!
    • St. Michael's Church --------------- NO!

    It is a good idea to review some previously accepted submissions to this category before submitting your own. Here are specific posting requirements:

    Name: Include the name and location in the title.

    Examples:

    Coordinates:
    For counties, towns, cities, etc. the location of the coordinates must be at the city/town hall or county courthouse to help avoid duplicate postings. If none exist, then the local post office can be used.

    Quick Description:
    Example: "An iron tower named after its designer"

    Detailed Description:
    You must clearly and separately describe both the "Place" and the "Person" using at least one paragraph for each. Try to make the description thorough and interesting. It is helpful to label the beginning of each portion of your description.

    Example of a Detailed Description:

      The Place:
      "The Washington Monument is the world's tallest obelisk..." (one or more paragraphs of description)

      The Person:
      "George Washington was the first U.S. President..." (one or more paragraphs of description)

    We recommend using Google, Wikipedia, etc. to obtain interesting information to help with writing the description. We're looking for interesting, informative waymarks. If you copy word-for-word, please be sure to cite your sources. Quoted text must be accompanied by credits to the author/web-page or other printed source. Plagiarism is not permitted.

    If linking to other webpages it is your responsibility to make sure that they will be valid links in the future. It is best to add all pertinent information to your page in case the information in the U.R.L. gets changed or removed.

    Photo Requirement:
    At least two quality photos taken by you are required. No out of the car window photos allowed. One close-up photo that includes the name of the place/structure is required and at least one photo of the general area.


Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
  • Please post a comment and photo.
  • A "visited" only remark will be deleted.
  • A "visited" remark by the 'Waymark Owner' at the time of posting is not appreciated and won't be accepted. If visiting at another time a "Visit" would be acceptable.
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People-Named PlacesWilly-Brandt-Platz - Ulm, BW, Germany

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There's the Willy-Brandt-Platz, named after the German Federal Chancellor (1969 bis 1974) - located in the east district of Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 10/17/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPont Lorrain Boucher-Pointes-des-Monts, Baie Trinité, Québec-Canada

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Un pont pédestre au nom d'un citoyen dévoué; A bridge named on behalf of a devoted citizen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/16/2017

last visited: 10/14/2017

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People-Named PlacesHyart Theater - Lovell, WY

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Built by Hy Bischoff in 1950, the Hyart Theatre is one of few 1950s theatres in Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGeneral Wayne A. Downing Airport - Bartonville, IL

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General Wayne A. Downing Airport, the regional airport for Poria, is named after a four-star general who grew up in the Peoria area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/26/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesAdams Block - Three Forks, MT

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Named after, and built by, John Quincy Adams, the Adams Block stands along Main Street in Three Forks, a reminder of the man instrumental in the development of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/20/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesDavid J Perry Airport - Goldsby, OK

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Goldsby Oklahoma general aviation airport named for David J Perry. Airport code 1K4. East of I-35, north of Goldsby OK.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/19/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWalt Sullivan Building - Helena, MT

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The Unemployment Compensation Commission Building (Walt Sullivan Building), built in 1959-1961, stands on the southwest corner of North Roberts Street and Lockey Avenue, one of several buildings built on the Capitol Campus in this era.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/10/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesW.F. Cogswell Building - Helena, MT

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Essentially occupying a full city block, the Cogswell Building was built in two stages, the original section in 1954-55, with an addition in 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesSam W. Mitchell Building - Helena, MT

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The State Office Building (Sam W. Mitchell Building) was one of three large office buildings to be constructed in the campus complex in the 1950s as government departments grew in size and grew in number.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/2/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMike Mansfield Federal Building and United States Courthouse - Butte, MT

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Dedicated in in December of 1904, the Federal Building initially housed federal courts and Butte's main post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 8/28/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLe collège Pierre Gassendi - Digne les Bains, Paca, France

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Le collège Pierre Gassendi à Digne les Bains

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 8/28/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJardin Jean Giono - Laragne-Monteglin, Paca, France

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Le jardin Jean Giono de Laragne-Monteglin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 8/27/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesThornton Hotel - Butte, MT

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One of the many late nineteenth century buildings constructed in Butte, the Richardsonian Romanesque Thornton Hotel, like a great many of its contemporaries, still stands, though not as a hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 8/24/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLa fontaine Jacques-Antoine Manuel - Barcelonnette, Paca, France

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La fontaine Jacques-Antoine Manuel nommée en mémoire au révolutionnaire, à Barcelonnette

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 8/21/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesBlackmore Apartments - Bozeman, MT

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Built in 1913 as an apartment complex, which it remains today, the Blackmore Apartments is a rather attractive building, representative of this type of building as built in the early twentieth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 8/21/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesIrving School - Bozeman, MT

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One of several WPA projects accomplished in Bozeman in the 1930s, the Irving School continues to serve its intended purpose, that of an elementary school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 8/18/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesCharles E. Lewis Law Enforcement Center - Powell, Wyoming

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Charles E. Lewis Law Enforcement Center is located at 250 N. Clark Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/18/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesSlayton Mercantile Co. - Lavina, MT

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Ninety years young when entered in the National Register in 2000, Slayton Mercantile seems to have changed personalities in the last few years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 8/2/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesStimson Memorial Chapel - Bonn-Plittersdorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

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"Stimson Memorial Chapel" is a protestant church in the former "HICOG-Siedlung Plittersdorf".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 7/23/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesErnst-Moritz-Arndt-Haus Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

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Former dwelling house of Ernst Moritz Arndt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 7/21/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWilly-Brandt-Platz - Erfurt/Thuringia/Germany

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Der Willy-Brandt-Platz ist ein Platz in der thüringischen Landeshauptstadt Erfurt -- The so-called "Willy-Brandt-Square" is located in front of the trainstation Erfurt Hbf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 7/21/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLe pont de la Reine Jeanne - Entrepierre, Paca, France

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Le pont de la Reine Jeanne, sur le Vançon, relie le hameau de Saint-Symphorien (coté sud) au hameau de Vilhosc (coté nord). Il a été payé par la Reine Jeanne pour acheter le silence des habitants

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesFontaine Jeanne d'Arc - Forcalquier, Paca, France

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La fontaine Jeanne d'Arc, place du Puits, Forcalquier France

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesClaude François Bidal d'Asfeld - Le pont d'Asfeld - Briançon, Paca, France

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Le pont d'Asfeld est un ouvrage de communication permettant de relier Briançon au fort des Têtes dans le département des Hautes-Alpes.Claude François Bidal, 1er marquis d'Asfeld, était un militaire des XVIIe et XVIIIe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesSacajawea Hotel - Three Forks, MT

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An 1882 and 1910 building, the Sacajawea Hotel has welcomed guests to Yellowstone Country for well over a century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/17/2017

last visited: never

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