List of things named after Ronald Reagan

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Ronald Reagan (1911–2004)

This is a list of things named after former President of the United States Ronald Reagan. The Ronald Reagan Legacy Project is an organization founded by Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist that seeks to name at least one notable public landmark in each U.S. state and all 3067 counties after the 40th president.[1][2]

The first highway to be named after Reagan was Ronald Reagan Cross County Highway in Cincinnati.[3][4]

Alabama[edit]

Arizona[edit]

California[edit]

Institutions[edit]

Schools[edit]

Roads[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Ronald Reagan Day, officially state-recognized day each February 6
  • Ronald Reagan Distinguished American Award, presented annually since 1991 by the Jonathan Club, Los Angeles[6]
  • Reagan Room at The Jonathan Club, Los Angeles[6]
  • The Ronald Reagan Penthouse at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles (the suite is the entire 30th floor of the hotel, and was one of Reagan's favorites)[11]
  • A Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars was dedicated to Reagan in 1997.[12]

Colorado[edit]

Florida[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Idaho[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Institutions[edit]

Roads[edit]

Schools[edit]

  • Ronald W. Reagan Middle School in Dixon, formerly Madison School.[6]
  • Reagan Physical Education Center, Eureka College renamed in 1970 (previously named for Reagan and his brother Neil.[6]
  • Ronald Reagan Peace Garden, Eureka College (includes a piece of the Berlin Wall)[6]
  • Ronald W. Reagan Exhibit, Eureka College[6]
  • Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program, Eureka College[6]

Indiana[edit]

Kentucky[edit]

Louisiana[edit]

  • A 10 feet (3.0 m) tall statue on a 6 feet (1.8 m) base in Covington, Louisiana reputed to be "the world's largest" of Reagan.[20]
  • Ronald Reagan Highway (US 190)[6]

Mississippi[edit]

  • The Reagan Hope Home[6]

Missouri[edit]

Nebraska[edit]

New Hampshire[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

New York[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

Ohio[edit]

Pennsylvania[edit]

Texas[edit]

Virginia[edit]

Washington, DC[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Ships[edit]

Outside of the United States[edit]

Proposals for things to be named for Reagan or feature his likeness[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Slevin (2004-06-06). "On Roads, Schools -- and Dimes? -- Reagan Lives On". Washington Post. Retrieved 2007-07-08. 
  2. ^ CBS/AP (2004-06-09). "Reagan Tributes Debated: Admirers Want His Name Or Image On Money, The Mall & A Mountain". CBS News. Retrieved 2007-07-08. 
  3. ^ Swint, David L. (September 14, 1994). "Reagan dedicates road to dad". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Gannett Company. p. B1 – via Newspapers.com. (subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ a b "Highway renamed to honor Reagan". The Blade. 143 (77). Toledo, Ohio. Associated Press. March 18, 1993. p. 7 – via Google News Archive. 
  5. ^ "Truckflix Resources and Information". Truckflix.com. 2016-02-22. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar "Things Named in Honor of Ronald Reagan". Official Website for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  7. ^ "Internship Opportunities: The Reagan Ranch; Santa Barbara, CA - Are You Ready To Lead?". Boston University College Republicans Website. 
  8. ^ "Ronald Reagan Elementary". Education.com. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  9. ^ [1][dead link]
  10. ^ a b c d e f "Things Named in Honor of Ronald Reagan". Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  11. ^ "Seeing Stars". The Century Plaza Hotel. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  12. ^ "Palm Springs Walk of Stars: By Date Dedicated" (PDF). Palmspringswalkofstars.com. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  13. ^ "Florida". Southeastroads.com. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  14. ^ Hannan, Larry: "Jacksonville's 9A now Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway" Florida Times-Union, August 26, 2009. Retrieved on August 28, 2009.
  15. ^ "HAMPTON INN® - Cumming GA 915 Ronald Reagan 30041". Hotelplanner.com. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  16. ^ "Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88)". Illinoistollway.com. 
  17. ^ "Interstate 469 Indiana". Interstate-guide.com. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  18. ^ "Hendricks County Plans Corridor Future". Insideindianabusiness.com. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  19. ^ Wartman, Scott (September 29, 2011). "N.Ky. gets Ronald Reagan Highway". The Kentucky Enquirer. Gannett Company. Retrieved October 3, 2011. 
  20. ^ "World's Largest Ronald Reagan Statue, Covington, Louisiana". Roadsideamerica.com. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  21. ^ Hasenfratz, Carolyn. "The Route 66 Association of Missouri". Retrieved June 14, 2012. 
  22. ^ "Reagan Elementary School". Official Website for Reagan Elementary School. 
  23. ^ "No 30 Ronald Reagan". New Jersey Education Website. 
  24. ^ "House System | The King's College". Tkc.edu. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  25. ^ "Ronald Wilson Reagan High School". merchantcircle.com. 
  26. ^ "Municipal Court". Official Website of the Government of Hickory Creek, Texas. 
  27. ^ [2][dead link]
  28. ^ "Ronald Reagan North Phase 3". Roadbond.wilco.org. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  29. ^ [3][dead link]
  30. ^ "Reagan Test Site". Smdc.army.mil. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  31. ^ "Budapest Honors President Reagan". Human Events. 2006-09-27. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
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  34. ^ [6][dead link]
  35. ^ "Ronald Reagan Statue Unveiled in Tbilisi". Civil.Ge. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  36. ^ Simon, Richard (2010-03-03). "Proposal would put Ronald Reagan's face on the $50 bill". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 
  37. ^ "Conservatives want Reagan to replace FDR on U.S. dimes". USA Today. Retrieved July 12, 2006.
  38. ^ Ronald Reagan vs. Col. Sanders: Ky. bridge name gets competitive, 8 April 2014
  39. ^ Peterson, Abby (April 23, 2004). "Doyle vetoes Ronald Reagan Highway". badgerherald.com. Retrieved August 9, 2016. 
  40. ^ "A1393". Njleg.state.nj.us. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  41. ^ Hsu, Spencer (August 5, 2005). "A Roadblock for Reagan". Washington Post. 
  42. ^ [7][dead link]
  43. ^ Somaskanda, Sumi. "No paved way for naming Berlin street after Reagan". Washington Times. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 
  44. ^ "Darrell Issa proposes renaming the ocean after Ronald Reagan". Dailykos.com. 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 

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