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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 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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People-Named PlacesEllen Theatre - Bozeman MT

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Another of the myriad buildings designed by prolific local architect Fred Fielding Wilsson, the Ellen Theatre is the only one of four historic theatres still screening movies today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/14/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWilsson School - Bozeman, MT

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First there was the 1902 Romanesque styled brick Gallatin County High School, then there was the 1936-37 Art Deco Gallatin County High School. Now there is just the 1936-37 Art Deco Wilsson School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/12/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPaul Brown Stadium - Cincinnati, OH

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Home of the Cincinnati Bengals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/10/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHearst Building - San Francisco, CA

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The Hearst Building is located at the corner of Third and Market Streets in downtown San Francisco. It was named after William Randolph Hearst.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2017

last visited: 7/14/2017

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People-Named PlacesThe Irma, Buffalo Bill's Own Hotel - Cody, WY

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Completed in 1902, The Irma was built by Colonel William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill) to accommodate the myriad tourists and visitors he anticipated would soon be visiting his new town of Cody, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/1/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesChaminade High School - Santa Cruz, CA

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The former Chaminade High School, now the Chaminade resort, is named after a catholic priest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/1/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGeorge Finley Bovard Administration Building - Los Angeles, CA

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One of the oldest buildings on the USC campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGinzelmayer-Hof - Wien, Austria

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Named after Josef Ginzelmayer / Benannt nach Josef Ginzelmayer

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesAlbert N Francisco Building - Sonora, CA

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A government building in Sonora, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/17/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHarpursville, NY

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The coordinates are for the Harpursville Post Office. Harpursville is named for Robert Harpur, who bought land and settled the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 4/29/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGilker Block - Nelson, British Columbia

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The Gilker Block is on the south side of Nelson's Historic Baker Street at 542 - 546.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: 7/8/2017

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People-Named PlacesGuy Lombardo Bridge - London, Ontario, Canada

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Dedication plaque for a bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesBurns Building - Rossland, BC

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The Burns Building is on the south side of Columbia Avenue, number 1973. A survivor, it remained standing when buildings on both sides succumbed to fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/8/2017

last visited: never

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