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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.
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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: never

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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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People-Named PlacesBurns Building - Nelson, BC

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Pat Burns, the Alberta Beef Baron, built this building at 560 Baker Street in 1899 to serve as his Kootenay area headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/8/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHouston Block - Nelson, BC

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Addresses 601 to 607 Baker Street are taken up by the Houston Block, first a bank, then a realty office, which it remains today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/8/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesRetallack, BC, Canada

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At least Retallack has left a little something behind for us to find. The valley in which Retallack stood is today known as British Columbia’s “Valley of the Ghosts.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/8/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesAeropuerto Juan Gualberto Gómez - Varadero, Cuba

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Juan Gualberto Gomez Airport was named after a journalist, fighter for the Cuban Independence and black rights activist in Cuba, Juan Gualberto Gómez.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cuba

date approved: 4/8/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesKerr Dam - Polson, MT

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Put into operation in 1938, the Kerr dam is a concrete arch dam 541 feet long and 205 feet high. The power house is 1700 feet away, with its water supply arriving through three penstocks running through solid rock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/27/2017

last visited: never

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