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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 PlacesBoone County, Missouri

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Boone County, Missouri is named for Daniel Boone, an American frontiersman and explorer. Center of Waymark is located at the Boone County Courthouse, a three-story Classice Revival stone building located at 701 Walnut Street in Columbia, Missouri.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/20/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesCooper County, Missouri

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Cooper County is named for Sarshall Cooper, an early settler in the area. The waymark is centered on the Cooper County Courthouse, a three-story stone building located at 200 Main in Boonville, Missouri.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/20/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMadison County, Missouri

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Madison County is named for James Madison, 4th US President of the United States. The waymark is centered on the Madison County Courthouse, a two-story, red brick Romanesque building located at #1 Courthouse Square in Fredericktown, Missouri.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/20/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesBarton County, Missouri

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Barton County is named for David Barton, an early US Senator from Missouri. The waymark is centered on the Barton County Courthouse, a two-story Romanesque red brick building located at 1004 Gulf Street in Lamar, Missouri.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/20/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesClay County, Missouri

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Clay County was named for Henry Clay, a U.S. Senator from Kentucky. The waymark is centered on the Clay County Courthouse, a two-story Art Deco building, clad in limestone panels, located at 10 E Kansas in Liberty, Missouri.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/19/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesClinton County, Missouri

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Clinton County is named for DeWitt Clinton, US Senator and sixth governor of New York. The waymark is centered on the Clinton County Courthouse, a one-story red modern building located at 207 North Main Street in Plattsburg, Missouri

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/18/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMcDonald County, Missouri

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McDonald County was named for Alexander McDonald, a Sergeant in the Revolutionary War. The waymark is centered on the McDonald County Courthouse a one-story brick building located at Highway W & Main in Pineville, Missouri

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/18/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLawrence County, Missouri

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Lawrence County is named for James Lawrence, Commander of the U.S.S. Chesapeake in the War of 1812. The waymark located on the Lawrence County Courthouse, a three-story stone Romanesque Revival building at City Square - Mt. Vernon, Missouri.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/17/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPettis County, Missouri

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Pettis County is named for Spencer Darwin Pettis, a Missouri Congressman. Pettis County Courthouse is a is a three story limestone Classical Revival building located at 415 South Ohio Avenue in Sedalia, Missouri

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesBuchanan County, Missouri

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Buchanan County is named for James Buchanan, 15th President of the US. Buchanan County Courthouse is a two-story red brick Renaissance Revival-style building located at 411 Jules Street in St. Joseph, Missouri.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHenry County, Missouri

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Henry County is named for Patrick Henry, 1st Governor of Virginia and a Founding Father of the US. The Henry County Courthouse is a three-story masonry Romanesque building is located at 100 West Franklin Street in Clinton, Missouri.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHowell County, Missouri

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Howell County was named for Josiah Howell, the first settler in the county. Howell County Courthouse is a three-story Carthage limestone building is located at 35 Court Square in West Plains, Missouri.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHancock County, Mississippi

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Hancock County, Mississippi is named for John Hancock, 1st Governor of Massachusetts and a US Founding Father. Hancock County Courthouse is a two-story Neo-Classical white stone building located at 152 Main Street in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

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location: Mississippi

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesFranklin County, Kansas

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Franklin County is named for Benjamin Franklin, inventor and Founding Father of the US. Franklin County Courthouse is a Romanesque three-story red brick building located at 315 South Main Street in Ottawa, Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLyon County, Kansas

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Lyon County is named for Nathaniel Lyon, Civil War general killed at Wilson's Creek. Lyon County Courthouse is a two-story red brick building is located at 430 N Commercial in Emporia, Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLinn County, Kansas

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Linn County, Kansas, is named for Lewis F. Linn, a Senator from Missouri. The Linn Courthouse is a two-story rectangular brick building located at 315 Main Street in Mound City, Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLeavenworth County, Kansas

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Leavenworth County is named for Henry Leavenworth, the first commander of the nearby by Fort Leavenworth. Leavenworth County Courthouse is a Classical Revival style, three-story masonry structure located at 300 Walnut in Leavenworth, Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJefferson County, Kansas

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Jefferson County was named for Thomas Jefferson, third US President. Jefferson County Courthouse is a two story brick building is located at 300 Jefferson Street in Oskaloosa, Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesDouglas County, Kansas

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Douglas County is named for Stephen A. Douglas, Senator and Presidential Candidate. The Douglas County Courthouse is a five-story Romanesque building of rough hewn limestone building located at 1100 Massachusetts in Lawrence, Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 5/13/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesCrawford County - Girard, Kansas

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Crawford County, Kansas is named for Samuel Crawford, a Civil War General and third Kansas Governor. The Crawford County Courthouse is a three-story reinforced limestome faced concrete building located at 111 East Forest Street in Girard, Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 5/13/2018

last visited: 5/13/2018

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People-Named PlacesRandolph County, Illinois

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Randolph County is named for Edmond Randolph, the seventh Governor of Virginia. The Randolph County Courthouse is a two-story modernist structure with large areas of exterior concrete and is located at 1 Taylor Street in Chester, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/13/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLucas County, Iowa

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Lucas County is named for Robert Lucas, the first Territorial Governor of Iowa. The Lucas County Courthouse is a two-and-a-half-story stone building located at 916 Braden Avenue in Chariton, Iowa.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHarrison County, Iowa

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Harrison County is named for William Henry Harrison, ninth President of the United States. The Harrison County Courthouse is a three-story stone Courthouse located between 6th and 7th Streets & 1st and 2nd Avenues in Logan, Iowa.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesDecatur County, Iowa

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Decatur County is named for Stephen Decatur, a famous US Naval Officer. The Decatur County Courthouse is a two-and-a-half story brick building is located at 207 N. Main Street in Leon, Iowa.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesCrawford County, Iowa

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Crawford Count, Iowa is named for William H. Crawford, a US Secretary of the Treasury and a Senator from Georgia. The Crawford County Courthouse is a Beaux Arts style, three-story stone building located at 1202 Broadway in Denison, Iowa.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: never

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