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People-Named PlacesChase, British Columbia

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The village of Chase was named for the area's first white resident, Whitfield Chase, of the New York Chase Family. Perhaps you've heard the name in connection with banking.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesAlexander A. Farrelly Justice Center - Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

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The Alexander A. Farrelly Justice Center is located on Veteran Drive in downtown Charlotte Amalie over looking the pristine harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: US Virgin Islands

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLawrence Hall - University of Oregon

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Lawrence Hall is named for Ellis F. Lawrence, Dean of the School of Architecture from 1914 until his death in 1946.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/16/2015

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesArmstrong, British Columbia

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Armstrong today is a thriving town of about 5,000 inhabitants in the North Okanagan, nestled in the Spallumcheen Valley. Along Highway 97A it is equidistant about 480 km (300 miles) from Vancouver, BC, Calgary, AB, Seattle, WA and Spokane, WA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/11/2015

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesSanders Stables - Fort Sill, OK

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Stables for the 2nd Battalion 2nd Field Artillery Regimental mascots named for the first person to aquire them.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TheRadcliffs

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: 1/23/2015

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People-Named PlacesClarksville, TX

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Clarksville was established by James Clark in 1833, incorporated in 1837, and it is the seat of Red River County, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2015

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPonte Luís I - Porto, Portugual

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[PT]A ponte Luís I é uma ponte histórica sobre o rio Douro que liga o Porto a V. N. de Gaia. [EN]The Luis I bridge is a historic bridge over the Douro river from Oporto to VN Gaia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Porto, Portugal

date approved: 1/28/2015

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMahaska County, Iowa

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The county named for an historic Ioway Chief.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Iowa

date approved: 1/27/2015

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHolk Post Office - Foley, Alabama

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This tan brick, glass, and metal Post Office is located at 150 East Laurel in Foley, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/27/2015

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesSeligman, Missouri

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A town in Barry County, Missouri named after a financial backer of one of the railroads that came through town

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/14/2015

last visited: 1/10/2015

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People-Named PlacesWashburn, Missouri

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A town in Barry County, Missouri named after one of the first white settlers in the area

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/14/2015

last visited: 1/10/2015

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People-Named PlacesAudrain County, MO

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The House passed a bill to call this county "Union", but Mr Audrain died as the bill came to the Senate and they changed it to honor him.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/3/2015

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesAlvar Aalto - Aalto-Theater , Essen, Germany

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This is the opera house in Essen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 1/1/2015

last visited: 2/12/2015

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People-Named PlacesLindsey-Flanigan Courthouse/Denver Justice Center - Denver, CO

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This Justice Center was opened in 2010. It includes the Courthouse, Detention Center and new US Post Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPrinceton, IN

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"William Prince (1772 – September 8, 1824) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana." ~ Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesVincennes, IN

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Bicentennial and Fraternity groups got together to note the beginnings of this town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesFortine, MT

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Fortine is one of the handful of tiny towns strung out along Highway 93 in Lincoln County south of Eureka, the northernmost town before the Canadian border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMamie Doud Eisenhower Libary - Broomfield, CO

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Named for Mamie Doud Eisenhower in 1963, this public library still bears her name and houses many artifacts from the former First Lady of the USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLyles Station, IN

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“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.” - attributed to Joshua Lyles

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHans-Sachs-Haus, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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The City Hall of Gelsenkirchen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPosey County, IN

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A lot of history in this county, including two Utopian Community attempts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesFrank N. Drane Junior High - Corsicana, TX

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School building at 1213 W. 4th Ave is now an elementary school and also the administrative offices of the Corsicana ISD.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/17/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPhilipsburg, MT

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The old mining town of Philipsburg could (though it's unlikely) have instead been named Deidesheimerburg, for it was named after Philip Deidesheimer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/13/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesBarry County, MO

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"Barry County is a county located in the southwest portion of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 35,597. Its county seat is Cassville." ~ Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/9/2014

last visited: 1/3/2015

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People-Named PlacesCassville, MO

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The third county seat after McDowell, and Mount Pleasant ~ "Lewis Cass was an American military officer and politician. Cass served as a governor of the Michigan Territory, an American ambassador, a U.S. Senator." Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/9/2014

last visited: 1/3/2015

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