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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 PlacesCity of Rossland, Rossland - BC, Canada

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The small city of Rossland lies astride Highway 22/3B about 7 km. above and to the southwest of Trail, BC. It is barely 8 miles north of the British Columbia - Washington border up highway 22 (Highway 25 in Washington).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2013

last visited: 1/5/2014

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People-Named PlacesBurns Building - Rossland, BC

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The Burns Building is on the south side of Columbia Avenue, number 1973. A survivor, it remained standing when buildings on both sides succumbed to fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/8/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMarcus, Washington

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The little town of Marcus, named for Marcus Oppenheimer, manages to cling to life along Highway 25, a few miles north of Kettle Falls, WA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/17/2014

last visited: 5/25/2014

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People-Named PlacesHugh Keenleyside Dam - Castlegar, BC

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The dam was built in the 1960s and is what created the Upper and Lower Arrow Lakes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/26/2013

last visited: 1/15/2014

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People-Named PlacesTiger, Washington

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One may be forgiven if their first impression here is that of a town named after a big, striped cat. Such was not the case, it turns out.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/4/2016

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesNelson - British Columbia, Canada

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This city twice named, the second attempt stuck.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/11/2013

last visited: 7/8/2017

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People-Named PlacesGilker Block - Nelson, British Columbia

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The Gilker Block is on the south side of Nelson's Historic Baker Street at 542 - 546.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: 7/8/2017

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People-Named PlacesBurns Building - Nelson, BC

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Pat Burns, the Alberta Beef Baron, built this building at 560 Baker Street in 1899 to serve as his Kootenay area headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/8/2017

last visited: 7/8/2017

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People-Named PlacesNorman Stibbs Airfield - Nelson, BC

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This airport is on the waterfront on the northeastern corner of the city. In a narrow valley, it is a good idea to have studied the layout before trying an approach here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/11/2013

last visited: 1/21/2014

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People-Named PlacesHouston Block - Nelson, BC

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Addresses 601 to 607 Baker Street are taken up by the Houston Block, first a bank, then a realty office, which it remains today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/8/2017

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesJohn W Keys III Pump-Generating Plant - Grand Coulee, WA

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The largest producer of hydroelectric power in the country, Grand Coulee Dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when built, containing 11,975,521 cubic yards of concrete. It remains the largest concrete structure in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesCusick, Washington

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Cusick is a little town in Pend Oreille County in the northeastern corner of Washington State.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesBrewster, Washington

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Incorporated on April 29, 1910, Brewster lies on the north bank of the Columbia River, just west of its confluence with the Okanogan River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/9/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesChief Joseph Dam, Bridgeport, Douglas and Okanogan counties, WA, USA

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This is Washington's and the USA's second largest hydroelectric dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/20/2013

last visited: 1/5/2014

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People-Named PlacesArmstrong, British Columbia

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Armstrong today is a thriving town of about 5,000 inhabitants in the North Okanagan, nestled in the Spallumcheen Valley. Along Highway 97A it is equidistant about 480 km (300 miles) from Vancouver, BC, Calgary, AB, Seattle, WA and Spokane, WA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/11/2015

last visited: never

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