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The purpose of this category is to document specific cities, counties, airports, bridges, dams and buildings that are named after a person.
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People-Named PlacesDeming, New Mexico

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The County seat of Luna County was named of the wife of one for the men responsible for the building of the railroad through town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/5/2011

last visited: 3/11/2014

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People-Named PlacesTHE DARWIN SHOPPING CENTRE ~ Pride Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, UK

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A shopping centre as we call them in the UK named after Charles Darwin who was born and educated in this city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/1/2011

last visited: 6/21/2013

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People-Named PlacesCharles M Schultz Highland Arena

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The Charles M Schultz Highland Arena in St. Paul, MN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nomiker

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: 8/4/2013

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People-Named PlacesRonald V. Dellums Federal Building - Oakland, CA

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The Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building is located in downtown Oakland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesSamuel S. Baxter Water Treatment Plant - Philadelphia, PA

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This is one of three drinking water treatment plants operated by The Philadelphia Water Department. It is named after the first Philadelphia Water Commissioner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/20/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJoseph H. Brown Public School - Philadelphia, PA

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This northeastern Philadelphia school and NRHP site is named for a community activist and all around good guy from the late 19th century

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesAmmons Hall, campus of Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO

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This building was originally the Welcome Center for Colorado Agricultural College; it was renamed to honor Prof. Theodosia G. Ammons

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/10/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesSimon Guggenheim Hall - Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S.A.

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This building was donated in 1910 to the [then] Colorado State Agricultural College

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/10/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesDanforth Chapel - Fort Collins, CO

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This chapel was named for William H. Danforth, the founder of Ralston Purina company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: 2/8/2013

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People-Named PlacesFort Laurens - Bolivar, OH

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Fort Laurens, named for Henry Laurens, president of the Continental Congress, was the only Revolutionary fort built in the Ohio Territory. But, it was active for only 9 months, from Nov. 1778 - Aug. 1778. Today it is a State Park with a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHuber Hall - Gettysburg, PA

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Huber Hall was used as the main building of the Preparatory Department from 1917 to 1935 and had its name changed to honor a former headmaster of the college.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 3/29/2012

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People-Named PlacesBolivar, Ohio

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Bolivar, Ohio, a small town of bout 900 in Tusacarawas County built at the site of a former Indian village, was "named for Simon Bolivar, South American Liberator." It is best known as the location of historic Ft. Laurens to the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGlatfelter Hall - Gettysburg, PA

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Beautiful old campus building underwent a name change just after the turn of the 20th century to honor a local benefactor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 9/22/2008

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People-Named PlacesJohn Adams Courthouse - Boston, MA

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The John Adams Courthouse, named after John Adams, founding father and former President of the United States, is currently the home of the Massachusetts Supreme Court.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/3/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesCarman Tilelli Community Center - Cherry Hill, NJ

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Our local community center is named after a former boxing championship who made his home here, in Cherry Hill, NJ

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGeorge F. Haines International Swim Center - Santa Clara, CA

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The George F. Haines International Swim Center is located in Central Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/24/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPortola, CA

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Portola, CA is named after Gaspar de Portola.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/16/2011

last visited: 8/8/2011

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People-Named PlacesMark Twain Neighborhood Library - Long Beach, CA

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This Library is located at 1401 E. Anaheim St. in Long Beach, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/16/2011

last visited: 5/23/2011

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People-Named PlacesManazar Gamboa Community Theater - Long Beach, CA

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This Theater is located at 1321 East Anaheim Street in Long Beach, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2011

last visited: 5/23/2011

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People-Named PlacesRobert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts - Denver, CO

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The Newman Center for the Performing Arts was erected in 2002 on the campus of the University of Denver

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/2/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMarkleeville, CA

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Markleeville is named after Jacob Marklee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/2/2011

last visited: 5/14/2011

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People-Named PlacesEstadi Olímpic Lluís Companys - Barcelona, Spain

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Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys , formerly known as the Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc is a stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/2/2011

last visited: 3/17/2014

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People-Named PlacesCasa Amatller - Barcelona, Spain

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Casa Amatller is a building in the Modernisme style in Barcelona, designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/2/2011

last visited: 10/19/2013

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People-Named PlacesRuss Dixon Bridge – Correctionville, IA

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This bridge was named for prominent Correctionville citizen and bridge-builder Russell A. Dixon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/27/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building - Denver, CO

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The Wellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building is located at 201 W. Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80202

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/17/2011

last visited: 4/21/2014

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