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People-Named PlacesDunbar High School - Baltimore, MD

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Dunbar High School construction began on the Art Deco school building in 1931, providing a new junior high school for African American students in segregated Baltimore. Named after famed African American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/4/2022

last visited: 12/5/2022

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People-Named PlacesThe Peabody Institute and George Peabody Library - Baltimore MD

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Philanthropist George Peabody founded the Institute in 1857 as a cultural center for the city's residents. In addition to establishing the first academy of music in America, the Institute originally comprised a public library and a art gallery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/4/2022

last visited: 12/5/2022

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People-Named PlacesDavidge Hall - Baltimore, MD

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Davidge Hall, constructed in 1812, is named for the first dean of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. John B. Davidge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/4/2022

last visited: 12/5/2022

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People-Named PlacesLogan Field - Dundalk MD

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Logan Field-First commercial aviation facility in Maryland. Veteran World War I pilots formed club and opened Dundalk Flying Field in 1919. Renamed to honor stunt p1lot Lt. Patrick Logan, who was killed in crash during club's first major air meet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/4/2022

last visited: 12/5/2022

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People-Named PlacesMadisonville Tennessee

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The town was initially known as "Tellico," but its name was changed to "Madisonville" in 1830 in honor of U.S. President James Madison in accordance with a petition from the residents presented by state representative James Madison Greenway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/4/2022

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesOld Gray Cemetery - Knoxville TN

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Old Gray Cemetery is the second-oldest cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Established in 1850. Named for English poet Thomas Gray (1716–1771), Old Gray Cemetery is an example of a so-called garden cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/4/2022

last visited: 11/30/2022

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People-Named PlacesFort Adams - Memphis TN

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United States' first garrison in the mid-Mississippi Valley. Erected here in October of 1797. Initially named Fort Adams for the second U.S. President.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/4/2022

last visited: 11/30/2022

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People-Named PlacesNew Orleans, Louisana

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New Orleans was founded by Bienville in 1718; named by him in honor of the Duke of Orleans, Regent of France. Called the Crescent City because of location in bend of the Mississippi.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Louisiana

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: 11/29/2022

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People-Named PlacesVillage of Montchanin- Wilmington DE

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The new name for the village was Montchanin. It was chosen in honor of Anne Alexandrine de Montchanin, who was the mother of Pierre Samuel duPont de Nemours, the founder of the American duPont dynasty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: 11/29/2022

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People-Named PlacesThomas D. Clayton School - Smyrna DE

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In 1922, the new Smyrna Colored School opened its doors for African-Americans. In 1946 the building was named to honor Smyrna native Dr. Thomas D. Clayton (1905-1995), an African-American physician.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: 11/29/2022

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People-Named PlacesLouis L. Redding Comprehensive High School - Middletown DE

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Louis L. Redding Comprehensive High School is named after Louis Lorenzo Redding was a prominent lawyer and civil rights advocate from Wilmington, Delaware. Redding, the first African American to be admitted to the Delaware bar.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: 11/28/2022

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People-Named PlacesMadison Connecticut

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Madison Connecticut is named after President James Madison. The town ws incorporated in 1826.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Connecticut

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: 11/28/2022

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People-Named PlacesSutter Creek - Sutter Creek CA

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Sutter Creek founded in 1846 by Capt. John A. Sutter. Principal Industry Gold Mining-Production in County $350 Million.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: California

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: 11/28/2022

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People-Named PlacesSheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - Abu Dabhi, UAE

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Mosque with president's name

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: United Arab Emirates

date approved: 11/30/2022

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesVillage of Port Penn - Port Penn DE

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Port Penn’s name is attributed to a visit that William Penn made to the area in 1682. Dr. David Stewart founded Port Penn in the 1760s and laid out the town in a grid pattern.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 11/28/2022

last visited: 11/28/2022

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People-Named PlacesClark County - Winchester KY

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Clark County Kentucky is named after General George Rogers Clark. He commanded expedition into Illinois territory in 1778-79.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/27/2022

last visited: 11/26/2022

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People-Named PlacesPowell County - Stanton KY

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Powell County named after Governor Lazarus W. Powell. State legislature, 1836-38. Governor of Ky., 1851-55. U.S. Senate, 1859-65. Resolution for his expulsion for Southern sympathy, defeated 1862. Favored Kentucky neutrality.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/27/2022

last visited: 11/26/2022

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People-Named PlacesMontgomery County - Mount Sterling KY

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Montgomery County Kentucky named after Richard Montgomery, Revolutionary War Officer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/27/2022

last visited: 11/25/2022

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People-Named PlacesLetcher County - Lancaster KY

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Robert P. Letcher, 1788-1861, Governor of Kentucky, 1840-44; Minister to Mexico, 1849-52. Letcher County named for him.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/27/2022

last visited: 11/25/2022

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People-Named PlacesRobertson County - Lancaster KY

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George Robertson, 1790-1874, Kentucky Secretary of State; Chief Justice Kentucky Court of Appeals. Robertson County named for him.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/27/2022

last visited: 11/25/2022

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People-Named PlacesBoyle County - Lancaster KY

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John Boyle 1774-1834, was Chief Justice, Court of Appeals; U.S. District Judge. Boyle County named for him.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/27/2022

last visited: 11/25/2022

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People-Named PlacesOwsley County - Lancaster KY

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Owsley County Kentucky was named after William Owsley. He served in the State House of Representatives and Senate; Court of Appeals; Kentucky Secretary of State and Governor of Kentucky 1844-48.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/27/2022

last visited: 11/25/2022

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People-Named PlacesGarrard County - Lancaster, KY

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Named for James Garrard, then governor of Kentucky, 1796-1804. A native of Virginia, served as militia officer in Revolution. He came to Kentucky in 1783. Member statehood and Constitution conventions at Danville, 1784-92.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/27/2022

last visited: 11/25/2022

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People-Named PlacesBoyd County - Catlettsburg KY

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Boyd County was named after Linn Boyd. He was in the Kentucky Legislature, 1827-31. Congress, 1835-37, 1839-55, and Speaker 1851-55.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/27/2022

last visited: 11/25/2022

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People-Named PlacesWhitley County - Williamsburg KY

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Whitley County Kentucky is named after William Whitley (1749-1813), a noted pioneer and Indian fighter.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/27/2022

last visited: 11/25/2022

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