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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 PlacesRutherford County, Tennessee

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For whom the county was named in 1803...County and showing courthouse...and Rutherford's monument...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/16/2019

last visited: never

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SS50.1 km

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People-Named PlacesMurfreesboro, Tennessee

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Originnally named Cannonsburgh in honor of Newton Cannon, but at the suggestion of William Lytle, it was renamed Murfreesborough on November 29, 1811, after Revolutionary War hero Colonel Hardy Murfree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/24/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGoodnight Memorial Library - Franklin, Kentucky

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The Goodnight Memorial Library was named for former Congressman and Judge Isaac Herschel Goodnight who died in 1901. It opened in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/23/2012

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWhite County, Tennessee

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Revolutionary War Veteran who was also 1st settler here in Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/1/2019

last visited: never

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WW109.8 km

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People-Named PlacesHumphreys County, Tennessee

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Named after a prominent Judge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/4/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesGiles County, Tennessee

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Famous for a young boy murdered by the Union, and the founding of the Ku Klux Klan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLawrence County, Tennessee

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With a total 1,600.58 sq. km of land and water area, Lawrence County, Tennessee is the 1684th largest county equivalent area in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/9/2019

last visited: never

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SWSW132.1 km

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People-Named PlacesLawrenceburg, Tennessee

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The city is named after War of 1812 American Navy officer James Lawrence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/10/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWayne County, Tennessee

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Dedication stone next to the county courthouse front steps

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/19/2017

last visited: never

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