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People-Named PlacesGiddings, Texas - USA

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Giddings, Texas was named for one of the four Giddings brothers, but just which one?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Texas

date approved: 6/5/2013

last visited: 11/1/2013

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People-Named PlacesStanley Mosk Library & Courts Building - Sacramento, CA

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The Stanley Mosk Library & Courts Building is located near the State Capitol building in Sacramento, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJesse M. Unruh State Office Building - Sacramento, CA

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The Jesse M. Unruh Building is located near the State Capitol building in Sacramento, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesEaton Hall - Willamette University - Salem, Oregon

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Eaton Hall on the campus of Willamette University

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/2/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMark O. Hatfield Library - Willamette University - Salem, Oregon

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University Library named for Oregon's Longtime Senator and Governor

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/2/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesAumsville, Oregon - U.S.A.

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Town established in the 1860s and named for Amos "Aumus" Davis

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/2/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGatke Hall - Willamette University - Salem, Oregon

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University building and former world record holder for Heaviest Building Ever Moved

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/2/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWaller Hall - Willamette University - Salem, Oregon

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Oldest building on the campus of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/30/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHugh Keenleyside Dam - Castlegar, BC

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The dam was built in the 1960s and is what created the Upper and Lower Arrow Lakes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/26/2013

last visited: 1/15/2014

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People-Named PlacesMabel Shaw Bridges Music Auditorium - Claremont Colleges - Claremont, California

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The Mabel Shaw Bridges Music Auditorium was a gift of the parents of a student who died while attending Pomona College in Claremont, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: California

date approved: 5/25/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesChief Joseph Dam, Bridgeport, Douglas and Okanogan counties, WA, USA

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This is Washington's and the USA's second largest hydroelectric dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/20/2013

last visited: 1/5/2014

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People-Named PlacesCity of Rossland, Rossland - BC, Canada

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The small city of Rossland lies astride Highway 22/3B about 7 km. above and to the southwest of Trail, BC. It is barely 8 miles north of the British Columbia - Washington border up highway 22 (Highway 25 in Washington).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2013

last visited: 1/5/2014

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People-Named PlacesFort Jones, CA - USA

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Fort Jones (the town and this waymark) is located along Highway 3 in Scott Valley. Fort Jones (military post) is now a historical site and located a mile south of town on Eastside Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 5/17/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesDorris, California - U.S.A.

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Dorris, CA was named after Presley Dorris, one of the first pioneers to settle in the Butte Valley area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: 6/21/2014

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People-Named PlacesDavis Hall - Turner, Oregon USA

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Serves as the Turner Retirement Homes Administration Building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/26/2013

last visited: 5/25/2013

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People-Named PlacesSontag Greek Theatre - Pomona College - Claremont, California

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Located on the southeast corner of campus in "the Wash" is the Sontag Greek Theater, named after the longest serving professor at Pomona College, Frederick E. Sontag, in Claremont, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: California

date approved: 4/19/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesFriedrich-Ebert-Haus - Bielefeld, Germany

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The Friedrich Ebert Building was named after the first German president and is the neighborhood center of a cooperative housing society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kittyposse

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/13/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesRuch, Oregon ~ U.S.A.

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The community of Ruch (pronounced like 'swoosh') is named after Casper Ruch, an early settler who established the township's first post office and general store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/13/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesErnst-Freudenthal-Halle - Kassel. Germany

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The Ernst-Freudenthal-Halle is a hall for cultural events and community affairs in Wolfsanger, borough of the city of Kassel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kittyposse

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 4/12/2013

last visited: 7/2/2014

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People-Named PlacesRothsville - Lititz, PA - U.S.A.

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Rothsville is named after Philip Roth, an early settler and tavern keeper of modern Lititz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/5/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLi Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation - Edmonton, Alberta - CANADA

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The Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation is located adjacent to the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 3/19/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHenry Marshall Tory Building - Edmonton, Alberta CA.

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Named after the first president of the University, the Henry Marshall Tory Building houses Anthropology, Economics, History & Classics, Political Science, Sociology, and the Women's Studies Committee at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 3/16/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesSeattle - Washington

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This statue of Chief Seattle commemorates a man for whom this city is named after and stands in the same location where the first plots of land were claimed by the first settlers to the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Washington

date approved: 3/6/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPort Gamble, Washington U.S.A.

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This historic town of Port Gamble is located in Kitsap County, WA and named after a war veteran who was injured in a naval battle with the British during the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Washington

date approved: 3/2/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJohn F. Kennedy Space Center - Merritt Island, Florida, USA

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The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is the United States launch site that has been used for every NASA human space flight since 1968.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Florida

date approved: 2/28/2013

last visited: 6/8/2014

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