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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 PlacesRobert Brooke - Brooke County, WV

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Robert Brooke, Governor of Virginia, gave his name to Brooke County, West Virginia, when it was formed from Ohio County in 1797. Billed as the "Top of West Virginia," Brooke and Hancock counties from the panhandle of the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 2/13/2018

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People-Named PlacesJohn Hancock - Hancock County, WV

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Taken from part of Brooke County in 1848, Hancock County, West Virginan, took its name from John Hancock, American patriot known as the first signer of the Declaration of Independence. Together with Brooke County it forms the state's panhandle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 2/13/2018

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People-Named PlacesJennings Randolph Bridge - Chester WV

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Named for Senator Jennings Randolph, this bridge, built in 1977, is the largest simple truss bridge in North America, spanning 745 feet from Chester, WV, to East Liverpool, OH.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/28/2009

last visited: 6/21/2014

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People-Named PlacesFort Laurens - Bolivar, OH

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Fort Laurens, named for Henry Laurens, president of the Continental Congress, was the only Revolutionary fort built in the Ohio Territory. But, it was active for only 9 months, from Nov. 1778 - Aug. 1778. Today it is a State Park with a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 9/27/2014

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People-Named PlacesBolivar, Ohio

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Bolivar, Ohio, a small town of bout 900 in Tusacarawas County built at the site of a former Indian village, was "named for Simon Bolivar, South American Liberator." It is best known as the location of historic Ft. Laurens to the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: never

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NWNW112.7 km

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People-Named PlacesPaul Brown Tiger Stadium, Massillon, Ohio

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Named after the famous Football Pioneer and former coach of the Massillon Tigers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member teachingkris

location: Ohio

date approved: 4/26/2010

last visited: 11/22/2015

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People-Named PlacesPaul L. David Athletic Training Center, Massillon, Ohio

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Dedicated to Paul David, a Massillon great.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member teachingkris

location: Ohio

date approved: 4/25/2010

last visited: never

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