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People-Named PlacesSadieville - Sadieville, KY

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The City of Sadieville was incorporated in the year of 1880 and named for Mrs. Sadie Pack, one of the most highly honored citizens of Scott County. It has a population of 300 people.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: Kentucky

date approved: 1/9/2008

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesMorgan County, KY

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Morgan County, Kentucky, was named in 1822 for Daniel Morgan, 1736-1802. Born N.J. Moved to Va. Pontiac's War and Dunmore's expedition to Pa., 1774. Attack on Quebec, 1775. Colonel in command of Va. corps of 500 sharp shooters at Saratoga, Oct. 1777

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/3/2008

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPerry County Kentucky

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Perry County, Kentucky was named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, 1785-1819, the commander and hero in battle of Lake Erie, 1813, which he reported in famous message: "We have met the enemy and they are ours."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/7/2008

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesHazard Kentucky

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Elijah Combs and seven brothers came with parents to Kentucky, 1790. He was first settler here; leader in forming county, named for Com. Oliver Hazard Perry, 1821. He deeded land on which Hazard stands to trustees, 1826.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/7/2008

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesPrince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland - Cumberland Gap, TN

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Cumberland Gap, Tennessee was named for Prince William Augustus, the Duke of Cumberland. It is located at the southern end of the Cumberland Gap mountain pass.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: 11/7/2014

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People-Named PlacesPotter Stewart United States Courthouse - Cincinnati, Ohio

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United States Courthouse in downtown Cincinnati named after U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ohio

date approved: 4/23/2008

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesLee County - Virginia, U.S.A.

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Lee County Virginia is located in the extreme southwest corner of the state. It was named for Henry "Lighthorse" Lee, revolutionary soldier, former governor of the state, and father of the Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/20/2013

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesVern Riffe Center for the Arts - Portsmouth, OH

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The Vern Riffe Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio. It features an acoustically superior 1,139-seat auditorium, named for the late Vernal Riffe, Jr., Ohio's long-time speaker of the house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/25/2008

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesClyde W. and Maycel M. Clark Memorial Library - Portsmouth, OH

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The Clark Memorial Library, on the campus of Shawnee State Univerisiy in Portsmouth, Ohio, was dedicated to the memory of Clyde W. and Maycel M. Clark in 1997. Clyde Clark was CFO of OSCO Industries, a local business, from 1943-1962.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/25/2008

last visited: never

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People-Named PlacesWilliam J. & Patricia J. Richards - Portsmouth, OH

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The Richards Rotunda is the centerpiece of the Clark Memorial Library on the campus of Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio. It was dedicated in honor of William J. & Patricia J. Richards, who commissioned and donated the Dafford Murals here

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/22/2008

last visited: never

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