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The mission of this category is to document specific cities, towns, airports, bridges, dams and buildings that are named after a person. Please submit only man-made structures named after a person.
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People-Named PlacesThe City of Hobart, OK

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Hobart is the County Seat of Kiowa County, and is named after Vice President Garrett A. Hobart (1897-99).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/17/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGallatin, Missouri

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Albert Gallatin was the longest running Secretary of the Treasure...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/17/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMartinsburg, Missouri

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City named for an obscure farmer...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/9/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesThayer, Missouri

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Railroad President became the name after "Augusta" was found to already exist...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/9/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesCalhoun, Missouri

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Oldest city in the county, snubbed for county seat, named for SC Senator...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/1/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesAdair County, Missouri

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Missouri county named after Gen. John Adair, governor of Kentucky. He was also a US Congressman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/28/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLaclede County, Missouri

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Pierre Laclède is credited with founding St. Louis, I know he was the scout for the Chouteau Brothers...and did many things...his is an ancestor of mine...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/28/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesDalton, Missouri

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The cemetery, part of the "Tuskegee of the Midwest", the old depot is about all that is left.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/21/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJewett Norris Library - Trenton, MO

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"The culture of the area was greatly enhanced by the building and equipping of the library. This was the first library of note, outside of St. Louis and Kansas City, to be built in the state of Missouri." NRHP

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/21/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesSpickard, Missouri

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He owned the land, and the town was built on it....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/21/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesFrantišek Novák Elementary school - Sokolec, Czech Republic

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František Novák Elementary school - Sokolec

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 1/21/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesBilly Bowlegs III Bridge - Okeechobee, Florida, USA

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Bridge named in honor of Seminole elder Billy Bowlegs III by the Florida State Legislature in 1969.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BoomersOTR

location: Florida

date approved: 1/21/2020

last visited: 1/17/2020

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People-Named PlacesGrundy County, Missouri

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"The county of Grundy was named after the Hon. Felix Grundy, attorney-general of the United States under President Jackson...Grundy died almost exactly a year before the county honored his name."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/11/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesSalisbury, Missouri

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I spent some time here, and have a lot of photos. This place deserves some time spent, very neat town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/5/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesChariton County, Missouri

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The river is now called Chariton also...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/3/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJoule House - Salford, UK

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This early 19th Century house is named after James Prescott Joule who was an English physicist who gave his name to the SI derived unit of energy, the Joule.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/1/2020

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesEarl Gregg Swem Library - Williamsburg, VA

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The main library at the College of William and Mary in Colonial Williamsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesZable Stadium - Williamsburg, VA

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The main stadium for the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesRipley County, Missouri

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Far Southern County...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/29/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesDoniphan, Missouri

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Hidden in the Ozark foothills at the edge of the Irish Wilderness, Doniphan, Missouri is where Ozark heritage meets the rugged outdoors

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/29/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesVernon County, Missouri

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" It was named for Colonel Miles Vernon (1786–1867), a state senator and veteran of the Battle of New Orleans." ~ Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/24/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesFort Benton - Patterson, MO

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Civil War Fort

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/23/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHarold Pope School - Valley Home, California

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A small school, named after its former principal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 12/22/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesElla Hunter Building - Ardmore, OK

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Located at 202 Caddo St NE, Ardmore, OK, the Ella Hunter Building was constructed in 1939 and owned by a local widow who was in business to take care of her family. Today, it is home to the Caddo Street BBQ Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/19/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesAbraham Lincoln Building - Beltsville, MD

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Located just outside of Washington, DC in Beltsville, Maryland. Established originally by Abraham Lincoln in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/19/2019

last visited: never

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