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X13VADER
07-13-2005, 08:57 AM
I Found On A Map Today The Grand Army Of The Republic Highway. Its By Waterloo Indiana. Just Thought It Was Funny Thats All. Anyone Found Other Streets Named From Star Wars?

Ji'dai
07-13-2005, 02:45 PM
The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was an organization founded by Union army veterans of the U.S. Civil War. It was founded in Illinois but I think the first meetings were held in Indianapolis, Indiana. So that's why you'll find roads and buildings named after the organization in the Midwest. There was a GAR building near the courthouse in my city, but it's now occupied by a law firm. Of course, all GAR veterans/members have long since passed away.

Slicker
07-13-2005, 07:25 PM
Interesting piece of history Ji'dai. I love seeingSW references in real life.

JetsAndHeels
07-13-2005, 10:35 PM
I used to live in a small town a few years ago that had a private street named Yoda Lane. I actually knew one of the guys who lived on that street and he said the cops had busted lots of folks for trying to steal that sign.