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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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Image for Robert Brooke  -  Brooke County, WVview gallery

WW55.7 km

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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

Image for Jennings Randolph Bridge  -  Chester WVview gallery

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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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NN134.5 km

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People-Named PlacesTitusville - Jonathan Titus - Titusville, PA

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Titusville, home of Jonathan Titus and the birthplace of the Oil Industry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bpratt

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/8/2012

last visited: 6/9/2013

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People-Named PlacesDavid Mead - Meadville, PA USA

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small city / large town named for its founder.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Captain Chaoss

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/13/2008

last visited: 5/15/2012

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People-Named PlacesDecker's Chapel - St. Marys, Pennsylvania

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Welcome to Decker's Chapel, one of the tinyest chapels in America!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/12/2008

last visited: 6/30/2011

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