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Names From the BibleObadiah's Barrow, Gugh Island, Isles of Scilly.

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This Neolithic Barrow is named for the Prophet Obadiah who appears in the Old Testament book of Kings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/2/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSaint Paul the Apostle - St. Paul, Alberta

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St. Paul in Alberta claim to fame is the World's First U.F.O. Landing Pad complete with gift shop and museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 11/2/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSt. Peter's Square, Vatican City

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St. Peter's Square, named after the apostel from the holy bible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 10/18/2016

last visited: 8/5/2000

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Names From the BiblePadanaram, Angus, Scotland.

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Small village near Forfar in Angus, Scotland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/2/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleJerusalem Cemetery and Community Center, Cole OK

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Cemetery, community center and park commemorating the former town of Jerusalem, now in the town of Cole.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/2/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleLebanon, Texas

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Located at the nortwest corner of Preston Rd. and Gaylord pwky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Texas

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: 5/3/2016

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Names From the BibleCedron, Missouri

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A ghost town of sorts, now, with a cemetery and church all that is remaining of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/5/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleMount Moriah - Deadwood, South Dakota

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This particular Mount Moriah is located in Deadwood, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/14/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBenjamin, TX

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Benjamin is the county seat of Knox County, named for the son of town founder, Hilory Bedford, whose son, Benjamin, was killed by lightning. In the Bible, Benjamin was the youngest son of Jacob, and the progenitor of the Israelite Tribe of Benjamin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSmyrna, NY

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Smyrna is a small New York hamlet, but was also an ancient city located at a central and strategic point on the Aegean coast of Anatolia, founded around the 11th century BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/18/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBeulah, Colorado, USA

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This small town had two prior names before settling on 'Beulah'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleEdom, TX

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Edom is the third oldest town in Van Zandt County, and it bears the name of Jacob's brother, Esau, whose name in Hebrew, "Edom" ("admoni"), means "red." Esau was the progenitor of the Edomites, who lived in the land bearing the same name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBible Name, Eden, South Dakota

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Small town on SD Highway 25. Elevation 1851.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSt. Paul, TX

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Previously called "Dump," St. Paul, TX, was named for the St. Paul Catholic Church established here in 1856. There is not much left of St. Paul today but a rural community, the old cemetery, and the town hall, at 2505 Butscher's Block.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/2/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleObadiah, Mid North Coast, NSW

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Formally called Camp Obadiah this Christian community (set on 75 acres) now calls itself Obadiah. It is about 4 hours drive north of Sydney.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 3/3/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleLa Creche ,Fr

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La Creche is a comune Deux-Sevres. La Creche est une comune des Deux-Sevres.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: 5/10/2015

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Names From the BibleHaran (Harran) - Turkey

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Harran is a small town in the south of Turkey near the Syrian border

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Turkey

date approved: 2/5/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleUz Community - Montague County, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker stands on the site of the now-vanished Uz Community, in Montague County, TX. It and a nearby "Uz Road" are the only reminders of the community's existence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/13/2014

last visited: 11/13/2014

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Names From the BibleTel Be'er Sheva - Israel

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Tel Be'er Sheva is an archeological site in southern Israel believed to be the remains of the biblical town of Beersheba. It lies east of the modern city of Beersheba and west of the Bedouin town of Tel Sheva.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleThe Dead Sea - Ein Bokek, Israel

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The Dead Sea is a large salt lake bordering Israel to the west and Jordan to the east.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: 6/12/2016

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Names From the BibleKing David's Tomb - Jerusalem, Israel

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One of the holiest sites for Jews is the building on Mount Zion known as the Tomb of King David — the celebrated Old Testament warrior king of Israel who is traditionally credited with composing many of the Psalms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 10/21/2014

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBethlehem - Palestine

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The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is a major Christian holy site, as it marks the traditional place of Christ's birth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Palestine

date approved: 10/21/2014

last visited: 12/28/2013

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Names From the BibleJacob's Ladder - Waco, TX

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An old staircase called “Jacob’s Ladder” is found near the south end of Cameron Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: 10/17/2014

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Names From the BibleBethlehem Area Public Library - Bethlehem, PA

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Bethlehem, PA, was named by a Moravian Count in 1794 in a log cabin that housed both men and beast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleOphir, California

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Ophir is a wealthy port mentioned in the Bible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FolsomNatural

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: never

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