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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: 3/22/2014

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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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People-Named PlacesPolk County MO

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"James Knox Polk was the 11th President of the United States. Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He later lived in and represented Tennessee." ~ Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: 3/18/2014

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People-Named PlacesBolivar, MO

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Simón Bolívar was a Venezuelan military leader who was instrumental in the revolutions against the Spanish empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: 3/18/2014

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People-Named PlacesBarrandov - Praha, CZ

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Quarter of Prague, named after the famous French geologist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: 2/2/2015

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People-Named PlacesPalackého most - Praha, CZ

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Most pojmenovaný po ceském historikovi a politikovi Františku Palackém / Most named after the Czech historian and politician Frantisek Palacky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: 4/11/2015

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People-Named PlacesNegrelliho viadukt - Praha, CZ

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The Negrelli Viaduct in Prague was build 1846 - 1849, named after Alois Negrelli, Ritter von Moldelbe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: 5/20/2015

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People-Named PlacesJiráskuv most - Praha, CZ

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Most pojmenovaný po ceském spisovateli Aliosi Jiráskovi / The bridge named after the Czech writer Alios Jirásek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: 4/11/2015

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People-Named PlacesBiblioteca Municipal Santiago Rey Fernández-Latorre - Muxía, SP

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The public library of the city of Muxía has the name of Santiago Rey Fernández-Latorre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesKeytesville, MO

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Even though Mr. Keyte lived west f here, this city is named for him for what he did in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/4/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGymnázium Jana Keplera - Praha, CZ

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Grammar School, named after a famous astronomer, who worked in Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/29/2014

last visited: 3/31/2015

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People-Named PlacesZákladní škola a materská škola Jaroslava Seiferta - Žižkov, Praha, CZ

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The local school, named after its former student, Jaroslav Seifert, who was a Nobel Prize–winning Czech writer, poet and journalist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/29/2014

last visited: 4/6/2015

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People-Named PlacesSullivan County, MO

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First named "Highland", then changed to "Sullivan"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesKnox County, MO

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Northern county made from Scotland County, and named for Henry Knox.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/20/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesCrawford County, MO

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Spread out county, Cuba to Steelville to the canoe towns on the Current and Huzzah rivers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/20/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWarrensburg, MO

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Warren was a blacksmith and early settler

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/20/2014

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJohnson County, MO

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Vice-President under Martin Van Buren

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/17/2014

last visited: never

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