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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 PlacesGiles County, Tennessee

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Famous for a young boy murdered by the Union, and the founding of the Ku Klux Klan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPutnam County, Missouri

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The county when organized in 1845 was named for Revolutionary War General Israel Putnam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/17/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPhelps County, Missouri

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"The county name honors John S. Phelps, Mo. Governor." ~ State Historical Society of Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/13/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLawrence County, Tennessee

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With a total 1,600.58 sq. km of land and water area, Lawrence County, Tennessee is the 1684th largest county equivalent area in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/9/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesIrene B. French Community Center - Merriam, Kansas

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This brick and stone, two-story building is located at 5701 Merriam Drive in Merriam, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/1/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesShelby County, Missouri

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Shelby County is a county located in the northeastern portion of the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/1/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWalter Rundell Hall - Lee College - Baytown, TX

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Founded in 1934, Lee College offers academic, vocational-technical, and continuing education classes to the residents of Baytown and the surrounding area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/31/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesShannon County, Missouri

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Named for a person who was active during the Lewis & Clark Exposition...he is buried in Palmyra, northern MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/31/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesAdmiral Bernard "Chick" Clarey Bridge - Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

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Named after a United States Navy, Admiral Bernard Ambrose Clarey - The "Admiral Bernard "Chick" Clarey Bridge" - A floating Concrete bridge, that links Ford Island, to the mainland, at Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Hawaii

date approved: 10/27/2019

last visited: 10/28/2019

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People-Named PlacesMurfreesboro, Tennessee

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Originnally named Cannonsburgh in honor of Newton Cannon, but at the suggestion of William Lytle, it was renamed Murfreesborough on November 29, 1811, after Revolutionary War hero Colonel Hardy Murfree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/24/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMorgan County, Missouri

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Even Daniel Boone honored this man by naming one of his sons after him: Daniel Morgan Boone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/20/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesRutherford County, Tennessee

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For whom the county was named in 1803...County and showing courthouse...and Rutherford's monument...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/16/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMercer County, Missouri

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Rev. War Generals were used a lot in naming Missouri Counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesBattery Davis - Fort Travis - Port Bolivar, TX

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Built before 1900, Battery Davis is named for an officer who was killed in 1847 during the Mexican American War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesBattery Ernst - Fort Travis - Port Bolivar, TX

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Built before 1900, Battery Ernst is named for an officer who was killed in 1847 during the Mexican American War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesBattery Kimble - Fort Travis - Port Bolivar, TX

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Of the four batteries located at Fort Travis, Three are named after people. Battery Kimble, the largest, is named after Major Edwin R. Kimble, who went to high school in Galveston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMcNairy County, Tennessee

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McNairy County Tennessee was established in 1823 with the first County seat in Purdy, Tennessee. In 1896 the County Seat was relocated to its current location in Selmer, TN population 7,000.?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLawrenceburg, Tennessee

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The city is named after War of 1812 American Navy officer James Lawrence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/10/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHardin County, Tennessee

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Named for a Revolutionary War Soldier, and grew along the Tennessee River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/7/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLewis County, Missouri

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County Created December 1832, organized Jan. 2, 1833

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/5/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLamar, Missouri

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Harry S. Truman made his Vice-Presidential acceptance speech in front of te county courthouse, here in Lamar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/5/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesKirksville, Missouri

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Growing city in the northern most reaches of the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/25/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMoberly, Missouri

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Named for the head of the Chariton and Randolph Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/19/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesClark County, Missouri

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Named for Captain and Territorial Gov. William Clark, of Lewis & Clark fame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/15/2019

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWilliam Penn High School - New Castle, DE

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A large high school in northern Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/8/2019

last visited: never

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