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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 PlacesWilliam Penn High School - Philadelphia, PA

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William Penn (next to Ben Franklin) is probably the most significant and important single person in Philadelphian history. This high school, named after him, honors his name and legacy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2009

last visited: 4/18/2010

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People-Named PlacesThe Franklin Institute Science Museum - Philadelphia, PA

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This science museum is named & founded in honor of Benjamin Franklin (this is inscribed along the top of the building in limestone)& located in Philadelphia,PA.It is one of the oldest & most important location of science & educational pursuit in U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/15/2009

last visited: 8/20/2019

Image for The Fels Planetarium - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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People-Named PlacesThe Fels Planetarium - Philadelphia, PA

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This Planetarium is on the Winter Street side of the Franklin Institute and can be accessed through its own dedicated entrance or through the Institute. The Fels' Planetarium is the nations second oldest planetarium.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/26/2009

last visited: never

Image for Perelman Building - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

WW2.6 km

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People-Named PlacesPerelman Building - Philadelphia, PA

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The Art Deco, Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building—originally the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company Building—is an annex of the Philadelphia Museum of Art containing exhibition galleries, offices, conservation labs, and the museum library.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/7/2013

last visited: 8/29/2014

Image for Mitchell H. Cohen Building & U.S. Courthouse - Camden, NJview gallery

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People-Named PlacesMitchell H. Cohen Building & U.S. Courthouse - Camden, NJ

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This is a U.S. District Court for N.J. It was built recently after the existing properties were razed to make room for this gigantic structure. This is one of the few buildings that does'nt contribute to the Cooper Street Historic District (NRHP).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/5/2009

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for Benjamin Franklin Bridge - Camden, NJview gallery

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People-Named PlacesBenjamin Franklin Bridge - Camden, NJ

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This bridge was renamed in honor of Benjamin Franklin in 1959. Franklin was the most influential Philadelphian and perhaps American during the 18th century, known especially for scientific pursuits. It spans from Philadelphia, PA to Camden, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/7/2009

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for Camden County Aletha R. Wright Administration Building - Camden, NJview gallery

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People-Named PlacesCamden County Aletha R. Wright Administration Building - Camden, NJ

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This is a huge building next to City Hall. The building houses the Camden County Board of Social Services and was named in honor of former Camden County Freeholder Aletha Wright.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/26/2009

last visited: 8/27/2012

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People-Named PlacesHenry C. Lea School - Philadelphia, PA

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H.C. Lea School, a NRHP site, is located at the intersection of 47th and Spruce. It is a K-8 school and part of the southwest region within in the School District of Philadelphia. Directly across the street is West Philly High, also a NRHP site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/17/2009

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWalt Whitman Bridge - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Named after the poet Walt Whitman, who resided in nearby Camden toward the end of his life, the Walt Whitman Bridge is one of the larger bridges on the east coast of the United States with a span of 2000 feet and total length of 11,981 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/30/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for Warren G. Harding Junior High School - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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People-Named PlacesWarren G. Harding Junior High School - Philadelphia, PA

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This is a very typical Philadelphia School. Built in 1923, the outside is of stone, adorned with huge pillars and scattered relief work. The building is three stories high, insanely long & is still a Junior High School. This is also an NRHP site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/20/2009

last visited: never

Image for Thomas Creighton - Creighton School - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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People-Named PlacesThomas Creighton - Creighton School - Philadelphia, PA

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Local Philadelphia school named after Thomas Creighton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/16/2010

last visited: 7/7/2013

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People-Named PlacesEthan Allen School - Philadelphia, PA

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Probably one of the most beautiful of Philadelphia school with two breath taking entrances.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/13/2010

last visited: never

Image for Saint Leo - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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People-Named PlacesSaint Leo - Philadelphia, PA

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Saint Leo Parish was officially established in 1884 as the territorial parish for the people of Tacony, a small neighborhood in northeast Philadelphia. Today the church has a rectory next to it and the Saint Leo school, established in the 1950s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for Carman Tilelli Community Center - Cherry Hill, NJview gallery

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People-Named PlacesCarman Tilelli Community Center - Cherry Hill, NJ

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Our local community center is named after a former boxing championship who made his home here, in Cherry Hill, NJ

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesThe Bancroft School - Haddonfield, NJ

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This mansion turned school is for children with neurological problems. It was founded by Margaret Bancroft, for whom this school is named after. It is a contributing structure for the Haddonfield NRHP district.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/15/2009

last visited: 4/16/2011

Image for Joseph H. Brown Public School - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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People-Named PlacesJoseph H. Brown Public School - Philadelphia, PA

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This northeastern Philadelphia school and NRHP site is named for a community activist and all around good guy from the late 19th century

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: never

Image for Father Judge High School - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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People-Named PlacesFather Judge High School - Philadelphia, PA

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Fifty-six year old private high school can be found in the north eastern region of Philly. 1,332 kids attend this school 68 teachers and is named after a priest who pioneered the lay apostolate movement in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/18/2010

last visited: 5/21/2013

Image for Samuel J. Paparone Campus - Cherry Hill, NJview gallery

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People-Named PlacesSamuel J. Paparone Campus - Cherry Hill, NJ

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This fifty-one year old facilities building adjacent to Brookfield Academy (private school) was recently renamed in honor of Samuel J. Paparone.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/19/2011

last visited: never

Image for Walt Whitman Travel Plaza - Cherry Hill, NJ view gallery

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People-Named PlacesWalt Whitman Travel Plaza - Cherry Hill, NJ

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This is a fairly new rest stop dedicated to our local and beloved poet, Walt Whitman. The rest stop is accessible from both the north and south bound lanes of the NJ Turnpike also know as I95

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/10/2009

last visited: 7/1/2014

Image for Samuel S. Baxter Water Treatment Plant - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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People-Named PlacesSamuel S. Baxter Water Treatment Plant - Philadelphia, PA

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This is one of three drinking water treatment plants operated by The Philadelphia Water Department. It is named after the first Philadelphia Water Commissioner.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/20/2011

last visited: never

Image for Raws-Tait VFW Post # 7334 - Somerdale, NJview gallery

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People-Named PlacesRaws-Tait VFW Post # 7334 - Somerdale, NJ

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Local neighborhood VFW host named after two WW II soldiers killed in action.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/16/2011

last visited: never

Image for George Walton American Legion Post 371  - Gibbsboro, NJview gallery

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People-Named PlacesGeorge Walton American Legion Post 371 - Gibbsboro, NJ

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Local American Legion Post named after a WW II vet who died overseas. Located in the heart of south Jersey, Post 371 was established in 1946 and plays an important role in the Camden County community.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/15/2011

last visited: never

Image for Marie Fleche Memorial Library - Berlin Borough, NJview gallery

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People-Named PlacesMarie Fleche Memorial Library - Berlin Borough, NJ

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The Marie Fleche Memorial Library has served the people of the community for 50 years from 1957 to the present. The site is beautifully landscaped and is one of the many jewels featured in this small NJ town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/4/2011

last visited: never

Image for Mollie Dodd Anderson Library - Newtown, PAview gallery

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People-Named PlacesMollie Dodd Anderson Library - Newtown, PA

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This brand new library is named in honor of the donor's granddaughter. The library is located on the southern edge of the George School campus across from the Meetinghouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/8/2010

last visited: never

Image for George School - Newtown, PAview gallery

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People-Named PlacesGeorge School - Newtown, PA

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George School was founded in 1891 and opened in 1893. It is named for John M. George, who donated much of the money for the school. It was intended as a school for Hicksite Quakers who wanted an alternative to Orthodox Westtown School.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/29/2010

last visited: never

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