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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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People-Named PlacesAnne Richards Congress Avenue Bridge - Austin, TX. U.S.A.

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Ann Richards was the 45th governor of the Texas, serving from 1991-1995. After her death in 2006, the South Congress Avenue Bridge was renamed in her honor by the Austin City Council.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Texas

date approved: 2/10/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLee County - Virginia, U.S.A.

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Lee County Virginia is located in the extreme southwest corner of the state. It was named for Henry "Lighthorse" Lee, revolutionary soldier, former governor of the state, and father of the Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/20/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesEstádio Municipal Manuela Machado - Viana do Castelo, Portugal

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A Small Stadium in the City of Viana do Castelo, has the name of a famous Portuguese athlete.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Viana do Castelo, Portugal

date approved: 1/20/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesCasa-Museu Camilo Castelo Branco - V. N. Famalicão, Portugal

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[PT]A Casa onde viveu Camilo Castelo Branco e onde ele se suicidou com um tiro na cabeça é um museu com o seu nome. [ENG] The house where Camilo Castelo Branco lived and where he killed himself with a gunshot to the head is now a Museum with is name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 1/10/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLetisko M. R. Štefánika — Bratislava, Slovakia

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The M. R. Štefánik Airport (Slovak: Letisko M. R. Štefánika) (IATA: BTS, ICAO: LZIB), also called Bratislava Airport (Slovak: Letisko Bratislava) located 9 km northeast of the city of Bratislava is the main international airport of Slovakia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 1/9/2013

last visited: 3/12/2013

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People-Named PlacesBernard Valdez Hispanic Heritge Center - Denver, CO. U.S.A.

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Bernard 'Bernie' Valdez helped to break barriers for Latinos in Denver's local government and community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 1/1/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMuseu Aquiles da Mota Lima - Tomar, Portugal

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This museum of the history of boxes of matches is located in the city of Tomar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 12/28/2012

last visited: 3/30/2014

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People-Named PlacesWaymire Building - Henderson, CO-U.S.A.

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Locally known as the 'Dome", the Waymire Building was named in honor of the 25-year serving Adams County Commissioner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/25/2012

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesTeatro Garcia de Resende - Évora, Portugal

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The Teatro Garcia de Resende is located in the city of Évora in Portugal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Évora, Portugal

date approved: 12/20/2012

last visited: never

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