List of things named after Ronald Reagan
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- 1 Ronald Reagan Legacy Project
- 2 Alabama
- 3 Arizona
- 4 California
- 5 Colorado
- 6 Florida
- 7 Georgia
- 8 Idaho
- 9 Illinois
- 10 Indiana
- 11 Louisiana
- 12 Mississippi
- 13 Missouri
- 14 Nebraska
- 15 New Hampshire
- 16 New Jersey
- 17 New York
- 18 North Carolina
- 19 Ohio
- 20 Pennsylvania
- 21 Texas
- 22 Virginia
- 23 Washington, DC
- 24 Wisconsin
- 25 Ships
- 26 Outside of the United States
- 27 Proposals for things to be named after Reagan
- 28 References
- 29 Other websites
Ronald Reagan Legacy Project[change | change source]
The Ronald Reagan Legacy Project is an organization founded by Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist. It seeks to name at least one notable public landmark in each U.S. state and all 3067 counties after the 40th president.
Alabama[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway portion of Interstate 65 from Birmingham to Decatur)
- Ronald Reagan Spirit of America Field, Decatur. (Reagan visited the field in 1984)
Arizona[change | change source]
California[change | change source]
Institutions[change | change source]
- The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Center for Public Affairs in Simi Valley
- Ronald Reagan California Republican Center, Burbank, California (Headquarters of the California State Republican Party, renamed in 1996)
- Ronald Reagan Community Center, El Cajon, California (Formerly named the "El Cajon Community Center", renamed in 2004)
- Ronald Reagan State Office Building, Los Angeles (renamed in 1990)
- The Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles. (Dedicated in 2000, opened in 2008)
- Ronald Reagan Federal Building and Courthouse in Santa Ana (renamed in 1999)
- Reagan Center, Los Angeles (associated with Childhelp USA)
- Reagan Ranch Leadership Academy, Santa Barbara (affiliated with the Young America's Foundation)
- Ronald Reagan Veteran Memorial Building, San Francisco, California (Headquarters of the American Legion Cathay Post #384, renamed in 2006)
Schools[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Elementary School, Bakersfield, California
- Ronald Reagan Elementary School in Chowchilla, California
- Ronald W. Reagan/Doral High School in Doral, Florida
- Ronald Reagan Park (educational site, home to a piece of the Berlin Wall), Verdemont, San Bernardino, California 
- Ronald Reagan Sports Park, Temecula, California (Formerly named "Rancho California Sports Park", renamed in 2005)
- Ronald Reagan Park, Diamond Bar, California
Roads[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Freeway (State Route 118, previously named Simi Valley-San Fernando Valley Freeway, renamed in 1994)
Other[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Day, officially state-recognized day each February 6
- A statue of Reagan was unveiled at the California Capitol Building in Sacramento
- Ronald Reagan Distinguished American Award, presented annually since 1991 by the Jonathan Club, Los Angeles
- Reagan Room at The Jonathan Club, Los Angeles
- 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)
- A Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars was dedicated to Reagan in 1997.
Colorado[change | change source]
Florida[change | change source]
- Florida's Turnpike designated the Ronald Reagan Turnpike, though the existing name was not changed.
- Ronald Reagan Post Office Building, West Melbourne, Florida
- Ronald W. Reagan Doral High School, a high school in the suburbs of Miami
- Ronald Reagan Avenue, Miami, Florida renamed from its numerical name a major corridor in Miami.
- Ronald Reagan Parkway, Hillsborough County, Florida
- Ronald Reagan Boulevard, Seminole County Route 427 from Sanford to Maitland, which kept the existing number but had all street signs changed
- Ronald Reagan Parkway, formerly Polk County County Road 54
- A 25-mile section of State Road 9A in North Jacksonville was designated Ronald Reagan Highway
Georgia[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Drive in Evans, Columbia County
- Ronald Reagan Parkway in Gwinnett County
- Ronald Reagan Park in Five Forks
- Ronald Reagan Boulevard in Cumming, Forsyth County
Idaho[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Elementary School, Nampa, Idaho
Illinois[change | change source]
Institutions[change | change source]
- The Ronald W. Reagan Society at Eureka College, Eureka, Illinois, a national group of donors who support the living legacy of Ronald Reagan at his college alma mater.
- The Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Center, Alzheimer's Association, Chicago
- Birthplace of Ronald Reagan (111 S. Main St. Tampico, now a museum)
- Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home National Historic Site (in Dixon, Illinois)
- Reagan Park, Tampico (named 1985, formerly Railroad Park)
Roads[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Highway (U.S. Highway 14)
- Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway (Interstate 88)
- Ronald Reagan Trail
- Reagan Drive, Eureka, Illinois (named in 1979)
- Reagan Way, Dixon, Illinois (A portion of Hennepin Avenue where Reagan walked from his home to the swimming hole as a youth)
Schools[change | change source]
- Ronald W. Reagan Middle School in Dixon, formerly Madison School.
- Reagan Physical Education Center, Eureka College renamed in 1970 (previously named for Reagan and his brother Neil.
- Ronald Reagan Peace Garden, Eureka College (includes a piece of the Berlin Wall)
- Ronald W. Reagan Exhibit, Eureka College
- Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program, Eureka College
Indiana[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Expressway, (Interstate 469), Fort Wayne, Indiana
- Ronald Reagan Corridor, Hendricks County, Indiana
Louisiana[change | change source]
- 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.
- Ronald Reagan Highway (US 190)
Mississippi[change | change source]
- The Reagan Hope Home
Missouri[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Parkway, Lake St. Louis, Missouri
- Ronald and Nancy Reagan Center, also known as The Gillioz Theater, a historic theater in Springfield, Missouri
Nebraska[change | change source]
New Hampshire[change | change source]
- Mount Reagan - (NH legislature changed name in 2003, but it conflicts with "Mount Clay", still recognized by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names)
New Jersey[change | change source]
New York[change | change source]
North Carolina[change | change source]
Ohio[change | change source]
Pennsylvania[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Federal Building and Courthouse, in Harrisburg (named on March 9, 2004)
- Ronald Reagan Drive, in the Philadelphia suburb of Richland Township (2002)
- Ronald Reagan Drive, in the Pittsburgh suburb of McCandless Township (2006)
Texas[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Avenue, Hickory Creek, Texas
- Ronald Reagan High School, San Antonio, Texas
- Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway, Arlington, Texas
- Ronald Reagan Middle School, Grand Prairie, Texas
- Ronald Reagan Building, Harris County Department of Education, Houston, Texas
- Ronald W Reagan Blvd. Leander, TX (Suburb of Austin)
Virginia[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (formerly Washington National Airport)
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Metro Station (formerly National Airport Metro Station) On April 19, 2001 the WMATA Board voted to not rename the station. However, subsequent Republican Party Congressional threats to withhold funding caused the renaming over the objection of local leaders and residents.
- Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Highway (State Route 234, dedicated to Reagan in 2005), Prince William County
- The Reagan Building (Richmond City)
- Ronald W. Reagan Middle School, Prince William County
Washington, DC[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
- Ronald Reagan Chair in Public Policy at the Heritage Foundation
- Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University Hospital (the hospital to which Ronald Reagan was taken immediately after the March 30, 1981 assassination attempt)
- The Ronald Wilson Reagan Republican Center of the National Republican Senatorial Committee
Wisconsin[change | change source]
Ships[change | change source]
- USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76), A nuclear-powered aircraft carrier — one of the few U.S. Navy ships that had been named after a living person.
Outside of the United States[change | change source]
- Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site, Marshall Islands, a United States missile range
- Ronald Reagan Street, in Prague, Czech Republic
- Ronald Reagan bronze statue, in Freedom Square, Budapest, Hungary.
- Ronald Reagan Park, in Gdańsk, Poland
- Ronald Reagan Square, formerly Central Square, in Kraków, Poland
- The Ronald Reagan Statue, in Warsaw, Poland
- Ronald Reagan Roundabout, in Wrocław, Poland
- Ronald Reagan Monument, in Wrocław, Poland
- Grenada Salutes Ronald Reagan, Leader of Freedom Commemorative Stamp Collection (proceeds to Ronald Reagan Scholarship Fund)
- The Ronald Reagan Scholarship Fund, Grenada
- Ronald Reagan bronze statue in the Rike Park, Tbilisi, Georgia
Proposals for things to be named after Reagan[change | change source]
- The Pentagon
- International Space Station
- The $10 bill, the $50 bill, or the dime
- A large interstate bridge in Kentucky 
- U.S. Highway 14 in Wisconsin (already called "Ronald Reagan Highway" in Illinois)
- Ronald Reagan's Birthday, (February 6)
- Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway (New Jersey Route 15) 
- 16th Street in Washington, DC
- A street in Copenhagen, Denmark
- A street in Chicago, Illinois
- A park in Chicago, Illinois
- Joachimstaler Platz in Berlin, Germany
- The Exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
References[change | change source]
- Peter Slevin (2004-06-06). "On Roads, Schools -- and Dimes? -- Reagan Lives On". Washington Post. Retrieved 2007-07-08.
- 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.
- "Things Named in Honor of Ronald Reagan". Official Website for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.
- "Internship Opportunities: The Reagan Ranch; Santa Barbara, CA - Are You Ready To Lead?". Boston University College Republicans Website.
- "Ronald Reagan Elementary". Education.com.
- "Ronald W. Reagan Doral Senior High School". reagandoral.dadeschools.net.
- "Things Named in Honor of Ronald Reagan". Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
- "Seeing Stars". The Century Plaza Hotel.
- Palm Springs Walk of Stars: By Date Dedicated
- "Florida". Southeastroads.com.
- Hannan, Larry: "Jacksonville's 9A now Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway" Florida Times-Union, August 26, 2009. Retrieved on August 28, 2009.
- "Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88)". Illinoistollway.com.
- "Interstate 469 Indiana". www.interstate-guide.com.
- "Hendricks County Plans Corridor Future". insideindianabusiness.com.
- Hasenfratz, Carolyn. "The Route 66 Association of Missouri". Retrieved June 14, 2012.
- "Reagan Elementary School". Official Website for Reagan Elementary School.
- "No 30 Ronald Reagan". New Jersey Education Website.
- "Ronald Wilson Reagan High School". merchantcircle.com.
- "Municipal Court". Official Website of the Government of Hickory Creek, Texas.
- "Elected Officials". Website for Harris County GOP.
- "Williamson County, TX".
- http://www.wmata.com/about/history.pdf Retrieved 2008-02-20.
- AFP: Poles honour 'Cold Warrior' Ronald Reagan: report
- Ronald Reagan Statue Unveiled in Tbilisi. Civil Georgia. November 23, 2011.
- Ronald Reagan vs. Col. Sanders: Ky. bridge name gets competitive, 8 April 2014
- New Jersey Assembly Bill 1393, introduced January 12, 2010.
- Copenhagen Post Online, 11 February 2011
- The Washington Times, 28 February 2011
- Darrell Issa proposes renaming the ocean after Ronald Reagan
Other websites[change | change source]
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