List of things named after Ronald Reagan facts for kids

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Official Portrait of President Reagan 1981
Ronald Reagan (1911–2004)

This is a list of things named for former President of the United States Ronald Reagan.

Ronald Reagan Legacy Project

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

  • Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway portion of Interstate 65 from Birmingham to Decatur)[1]
  • Ronald Reagan Spirit of America Field, Decatur. (Reagan visited the field in 1984)

Arizona

California

Institutions

View of the Reagan Library from the south
The Reagan Library
  • 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

Roads

California State Route 118
The Ronald Reagan Freeway
  • Ronald Reagan Freeway (State Route 118, previously named Simi Valley-San Fernando Valley Freeway, renamed in 1994)

Other

  • 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

Florida

Yeehaw Junction Turnpike east01
Florida's turnpike is known as the Ronald Reagan Turnpike
  • 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

Idaho

Illinois

Institutions

Tampico Il Main St Hist Dist Reagan Birthplace1
The birthplace of Ronald Reagan
Ronald-Reagan-Toll-(IL)-map
The Ronald Reagan Memorial Toll way

Roads

Schools

  • 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

  • Ronald Reagan Expressway, (Interstate 469), Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Ronald Reagan Corridor, Hendricks County, Indiana

Louisiana

  • 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

  • The Reagan Hope Home

Missouri

  • 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

New Hampshire

Washington-clay saddle
Mount Reagan in New Hampshire

New Jersey

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

  • Ronald Reagan Cross County Highway (State Route 126 north of Cincinnati), 1997

Pennsylvania

Ronald Reagan Federal Building and Courthouse Harrisburg PA Nov 10
The Ronald Reagan Federal Building and Courthouse in Harrisburg

Texas

Virginia

  • 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

Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, D.C., draped in black and displaying the former president's photograph shortly after he died on June 5, 2004
The Ronald Reagan Building

Wisconsin

  • Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School, Milwaukee

Ships

Outside of the United States

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Statues of Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II at the Ronald Reagan Park, Gdańsk

Proposals for things to be named after Reagan

International Space Station after undocking of STS-132
The International Space Station might be named after Reagan

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