THINGS NAMED IN HONOR OF RONALD REAGAN

 

Alabama

 

Ronald Reagan Spirit of America Field

Decatur, AL   [2004]

Formerly named Spirit of America Field. Ronald Reagan visited the field on July 4, 1984.

 

Ronald Reagan Memorial Boulevard

Dothan, AL   [2005]

Renamed portion of Denton Road that runs to the Dothan Regional Airport. Ronald Reagan’s motorcade traveled this road when he visited Dothan on July 10, 1986.

 

Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway   [2004]

A 70-mile portion of Interstate Highway 65 between Birmingham and Decatur. This highway also bears the name “Heroes’ Highway” for its entire length in Alabama.

 

Arizona

 

Ronald Reagan Road

Kingman, AZ  86401

 

The Ronald Reagan Fundamental School

3200 West 16th St.

Yuma, AZ  85364   [1984]

 

California

 

Ronald Reagan Park

945 S. Weir Canyon Rd.

Anaheim, CA   [2011]

Formerly Toyon Park.

 

Ronald Reagan Elementary School

10800 Rosslyn Lane

Bakersfield, CA  93311   [1998]                 

 

Ronald Reagan California Republican Center

1903 S. Magnolia Bl.

Burbank, CA  91506   [1996]

Headquarters of the California State Republican Party. Its former name was simply “California Republican Party Headquarters.”

 

 

Ronald Reagan Elementary School

2200 South Lake Tahoe Dr.
Chowchilla, CA  93610   [2007]

Reagan Educational Center

4343 N. Leonard Ave.

Clovis, CA  93619

Part of a complex that includes Reagan Elementary School (see below), Reyburn Intermediate School, Clovis East High School, and McFarlane-Coffman Agricultural Center.

 

Reagan Educational Center Timberwolves Foundation

4501 N. Leonard Ave.

Clovis, CA  93611

 

Reagan W. Elementary School

3701 Ashlan Ave.

Clovis, CA  93619   [2006]

Cf. previous two entries.

 

Ronald Reagan Park

2201 S. Peaceful Hills Rd.

Diamond Bar, CA  91789

Ronald Reagan Academy

470 Avenue 406

Dinuba, CA  93615   [2004]

[Mailing address:

1327 E. El Monte Way

Dinuba, CA  93615]

Formerly named Dinuba Independent Study School.

 

Ronald Reagan Community Center

195 East Douglas Ave.

El Cajon, CA  92020   [2004]

Formerly the El Cajon Community Center.

 

Ronald Reagan Elementary School

1180 Diane Ave.
Kingsburg, CA 93631   [2007]

 

 

Ronald Reagan Building

State of California

300 S. Spring St.

Los Angeles, CA  90013   [1990]

The “Ronald Reagan State Office Building.”

 

Reagan Room

The Jonathon Club

545 South Figueroa St.

Los Angeles, CA  90071   [2001]

Ronald Reagan was an honorary member of the Jonathon Club. The room was formerly named the Renaissance Room.

 

Ronald Reagan Distinguished American Award   [1991]

Presented annually by The Jonathon Club, Los Angeles (see previous entry).

 

Reagan Center

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles center of Childhelp USA.

 

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

757 Westwood Plaza

Los Angeles, CA  90095   [site dedicated 2000; building dedicated 2007; opened to                                           patients in 2008]

 

Ronald Reagan Terrace

Los Angeles Country Club

10101 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90024   [2005]

Reagan was a member of the Los Angeles Country Club.

 

Ronald Reagan Professor, School of Public Policy

Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA  90263   [1999]

 

Ronald Reagan Elementary School

39-800 Liberty Drive

Palm Desert, CA  92211   [renamed 2006]

 

 

 

Ronald Reagan Boulevard

Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu

Point Mugu, CA  93042   [renamed 2005]

While Ronald Reagan was President, he and Nancy Reagan flew in and out of this base to visit their ranch near Santa Barbara, California (Rancho del Cielo). The street was formerly called 11th Street.

 

Ronald Reagan Elementary School

1586 S. Indianola Ave.

Sanger, CA  93657

 

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)  

North Island Naval Air Station

San Diego, CA   [christened 2001; launched 2004]

Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Assembled at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Norfolk, VA. Commissioned July 12, 2003. Arrived at its home port on July 23, 2004.

 

Ronald Reagan Room

USS Ronald Reagan [see previous entry]   [2004]

A museum featuring Ronald Reagan movie posters, a video presentation, and a piece of the Berlin Wall.

 

Ronald Reagan Veteran Memorial Building

Cathy Post #384 of the American Legion

1524 Powell St.

San Francisco, CA  94133

 

Ronald W. Reagan Federal Courthouse

411 West 4th St.
Santa Ana, CA  92701   [1999]

 

The Reagan Ranch Center

217 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA  93101
   [1998]

Affiliated with the Young America’s Foundation, current owners of Rancho del Cielo (Ronald Reagan’s former ranch near Santa Barbara). The center features a museum exhibit, and houses some collections of donated papers pertaining to Reagan.


Reagan Room

Fess Parker’s Doubletree Hotel
633 E. Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA  93103

Ronald Reagan District of the Boy Scouts of America

Simi Valley, CA

 

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation

40 Presidential Drive

Simi Valley, CA  93065

 

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Center for Public Affairs

40 Presidential Drive

Simi Valley, CA  93065   [dedicated 1991]

The Ronald Reagan Library is a unit of the National Archives and Records Administration, a Federal agency. The building is also home to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation (see previous entry).

 

The Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

40 Presidential Drive

Simi Valley, CA  93065   [2005]

Building inside the Reagan Library’s Air Force One pavilion, that sells pre-made lunch and snack items. It was moved from Ballyporeen, Ireland, where it had been called John O’Farrell’s Pub. President Reagan visited it during his June 1984 trip to Ballyporeen, the village from which his father’s family came. (Cf. entry for Ballyporeen near the end of this list.)

 

Ronald Reagan Freedom Award   [1992]                                                   

Award presented by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, to those “who have made monumental and lasting contributions to the cause of freedom….who [embody] President Reagan’s lifelong belief that one man or woman truly can make a difference.”

 

Simi Valley – “Home of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library”   [2004]

     Motto officially used by the city that is home to the Reagan Presidential Library.

 

Reagan Road

Sylmar, CA   [2004]

Near Olive View-UCLA Medical Center. Reagan’s mother was a volunteer at this hospital for 15 years, and his son Michael is a member of the hospital’s advisory board. Formerly named Bledsoe Street.

 

 

 

 

Ronald Reagan Sports Park

30875 Rancho Vista Rd.

Temecula, CA  92592   [renamed 2004]

128-acre park with baseball fields and other sports facilities. Opened as 1983 as Rancho California Sports Park. Initial funding and construction came entirely from the community, without any government involvement. Therefore, Reagan cited in the park in a 1983 speech, as an example of what Americans could accomplish through voluntary effort. A bronze statue of Reagan was dedicated at the park in 2012. (Reagan also owned 778 acres of land near Temecula from 1968 to 1976.)

 

Reagan Legacy Foundation

10153-1/2 Riverside Drive, Suite 407
Toluca Lake, CA  91602

Founded by Ronald Reagan’s son Michael “to advance the causes President Reagan held dear and to memorialize the accomplishments of his presidency.”

 

The Ronald W. Reagan Missile Defense Site

Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA   [2006]

 

Ronald Reagan Presidential Suite

Westlake Village Inn

31943 Agoura Rd.

Westlake Village, CA  91362   [2000]

Hotel is located about 15 miles from the Ronald Reagan Library.

 

Ronald Reagan Elementary School

35445 Porras Rd.

Wildomar, CA  92595   [2005]

 

Ronald Reagan Freeway   [1994]

State Route 118. Runs close to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Formerly named the Simi Valley-San Fernando Valley Freeway.

 

Ronald Reagan Day (February 6)   [2010]

Official state commemoration of Reagan’s birthday, beginning with the 100th anniversary of his birth in 2011. 

 

Colorado

 

Ronald Reagan Highway   [2001]

Interstate Highway 25 through El Paso County (county which includes Colorado Springs).

 

District of Columbia   [see also Virginia]  

 

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Washington, DC  20004   [named 1995; dedicated 1998]

 

Ronald Reagan Chair in Public Policy

The Heritage Foundation

Washington, DC

 

Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship Program

The Phillips Foundation

1 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 620
Washington, DC 20001   [2006]

This program was established in 1999 as the Future Leaders Program. It acquired its current name effective academic year 2006-2007.

 

Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine

George Washington University Hospital

Washington, DC  20037   [1991]

Located at the hospital to which Ronald Reagan was taken immediately after the March 30, 1981 assassination attempt on him. Dedicated by Reagan at the tenth anniversary of the assassination attempt.

 

The Ronald Wilson Reagan Republican Center

National Republican Senatorial Committee

425 Second St. NE

Washington, DC  20002-4914

 

Florida

 

Ronald W. Reagan-Doral Senior High School

8600 N.W. 107 Ave.

Doral, FL  33178   [2006]

 

Ronald Reagan Parkway

Hillsborough County and Polk County   [2004]

 

Ronald W. Reagan Memorial Highway

Jacksonville, FL   [2009]

Part of State Route 9A.

 

Ronald W. Reagan Presidential House

Florida International University

Miami, FL  33199   [renamed 2007]

Residence of the university’s President. Opened in 2001 as University House. Was given its present name by the Florida State Legislature.

 

Ronald Reagan Avenue

Miami, FL

Formerly named Southwest Avenue.

 

Reagan Avenue

Seffner, FL

 

Ronald Reagan Boulevard

Seminole County   [2002]

Section of State Route 427 from Sanford to Maitland.

 

Ronald W. Reagan Post Office Building

2305 Milton Rd.

West Melbourne, FL  32904-9998   [2000]

 

Ronald Reagan Turnpike   [1998]

Designation give to Florida’s Turnpike, which runs from north-central Florida to south of Miami.

 

Georgia

 

Ronald Reagan Drive

Columbia County

Augusta, GA   [2000]

 

Ronald Reagan Park

Lawrenceville, GA   [2004]

Adjacent to the Ronald Reagan Parkway (see next entry).

 

Ronald Reagan Parkway

Forsyth County and Gwinett County, GA

 

 

 

 

Idaho

 

Ronald Reagan Elementary School

3400 Southside Blvd.
Nampa, ID  83686
   [2002]

 

Illinois

 

The Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Center

Alzheimer’s Association

225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1700

Chicago, IL  60601-7633   [1995]

 

Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home National Historic Site.

816 S. Hennepin Ave. (Reagan Way)

Dixon, IL  61021   [dedicated 1984]

Ronald Reagan lived in this house during part of his childhood (1920-1924). The home was named a National Historic Site in 2002.

 

Ronald Reagan Bridge

Dixon, IL

      Spans the Rock River.

 

Reagan Room

First Christian Church

123 S. Hennepin Ave. (Reagan Way)

Dixon, IL

Room filled with Reagan memorabilia. Ronald Reagan and his mother attended this church during their years in Dixon.

 

Reagan Way (Hennepin Avenue)

Dixon, IL   [2002]

Street on which the Reagan Boyhood Home is located. Acquired the designation “Reagan Way” when the Boyhood Home was designated a National Historic Site.

 

Ronald W. Reagan Middle School

620 Division St.

Dixon, IL  61021   [1996]

Formerly named Madison School.

 

 

Reagan Drive

Eureka, IL   [1979]

Runs along the southern edge of Eureka College, Reagan’s alma mater.

 

Reagan Physical Education Center

Eureka College

300 E. College Ave.

Eureka, IL  61530   [1961]

Originally dedicated as “The Reagan Center,” in honor of  both Ronald Reagan and his brother Neil (Moon). Constructed to house all of Eureka College’s athletic facilities. Acquired its present name in 1970.

 

Ronald Reagan Peace Garden

Eureka College

Eureka, IL  61530   [2000]

Garden includes a piece of the former Berlin Wall.

 

The Ronald W. Reagan Museum at Eureka College

Eureka College

Eureka, IL  61530   [1992]

A museum covering Ronald Reagan’s entire life.

 

Ronald W. Reagan Leadership Program

Eureka College

Eureka, IL  61530   [established 1982; began with students in Fall 1983]

 

The Ronald W. Reagan Society of Eureka College

300 East College Ave.

Eureka, IL  61530

Organization which runs the Reagan Museum, Peace Garden, and Leadership Program at Eureka College (see previous entries).

 

Ronald Reagan Home

1219 N. Kellogg St.

Galesburg, IL  61401

Ronald Reagan and his family lived in this house ca. 1915-1916, during part of their time in Galesburg.

 

 

 

 

 

Ronald Reagan Exhibit

109 E. Broadway

Monmouth, IL  61462

An educational exhibit is housed at the Monmouth area Chamber of Commerce located at 90 Public Square, Monmouth, Illinois. Reagan lived in Monmouth during part of his childhood (1917-1919).

 

Ronald Reagan Home
218 S. Seventh

Monmouth, IL 61462

A historical marker in front of this house notes that Ronald Reagan lived there in 1918-1919.

 

Ronald Reagan Birthplace and Museum

111 S. Main St.

Tampico, IL  61283   [dedicated c. 1980]

Ronald Reagan was born in this second-floor apartment rented by his parents. It was named a National Historic Site in 2002. A museum and a gift shop are in the building next door.

 

Reagan Park

Tampico, IL   [dedicated 1985]

Formerly Railroad Park or Depot Park. When Reagan was three months old, he and his family moved into a house across the street from this park. They remained until Reagan was almost four years old. When the Reagans returned to Tampico in 1919-1920, Ronald Reagan and his brother Neil (Moon) often played in this park. A bronze statue of Ronald Reagan as a 12-year-old boy was dedicated at the park in 2013.

 

Reagan Middle School

400 N. Galena St.

Tiskilwa, IL  61368

 

Ronald Reagan Highway

U.S. Highway 14; runs from Chicago north to the Wisconsin state line.

 

Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway   [2004]

Portion of Interstate Highway 88. Runs just south of Dixon, where the Reagan Boyhood Home is located.

 

 

 

Ronald W. Reagan Trail   [2000]

Runs from Dixon, IL (location of the Reagan Boyhood Home), through Tampico (Reagan’s birthplace), to Eureka (home of Eureka College, which Ronald Reagan attended).

 

Indiana

 

Ronald Reagan Expressway

Allen County  [renamed 2004]

     Interstate Highway 469.

 

Reagan Elementary School

4845 Bulldog Way

Brownsburg, IN  46112

 

Ronald Reagan Miracle Ranch on Sugar Creek  

8521 East 1100 North

Markelville, IN  45046   [2001]

An educational facility assisting children with disabilities.

 

Ronald Reagan Parkway  

Hendricks County, IN   [2007]

     North-south road between Interstate 70 and Interstate 74.

 

Iowa

 

Ronald Reagan Historical Marker

4th and Court Streets

Des Moines   [1999]

The marker marks a site where Reagan lived while working for radio station WHO.

 

Kentucky

 

Ronald Reagan Memorial Parkway   [2007]

     Access road to the east of Vanceburg, Kentucky.

 

Louisiana

 

Ronald Reagan Highway   [2004]

     US Highway 190, for its entire length within Louisiana.

 

 

Mississippi

 

The Reagan Hope Home

4500 55 North

Jackson,  MS  39211

Located on a ranch that is part of the Mississippi Sheriffs’ Boys’ and Girls’ Ranches.

 

Missouri

 

The Reagan Hope Home

2922 Motley Rd.

Columbus, MO

 

Ronald Reagan Drive

High Ridge, MO

 

Ronald Reagan Parkway

Lake St. Louis, MO

 

Ronald and Nancy Reagan Center for the Arts

325 Park Central East
Springfield, MO  65806

Consits of the Gillioz Theather and the attached Jim D. Morris Building. Three of Reagan’s  films premiered at the Gillioz: Swing Your Lady (1938), She's Working Her Way Through College (1952), and The Winning Team (1952). Ronald and Nancy Reagan attended the premiere for The Winning Team.

 

Reagan Road   [2004]

Intersects Business Highway 67.

 

Montana

 

Ronald Reagan Post Office

710 Wicks Lane

Billings, MT  59105   [2004]

     Formerly named the Heights Post Office.

 

Nebraska

 

Ronald W. Reagan Elementary School

4490 S. 198th St.

Omaha, NE  68135

 

New Hampshire

 

Mount Reagan (Mount Clay)  [2003]

Located in the state’s Presidential Range. Was renamed “Mount Reagan” by act of the New Hampshire State Legislature, but the U.S. Board of Geographic Names decided to retain “Mount Clay” as the mountain’s official name.

 

New Jersey

 

Ronald Reagan Academy School No. 30

730 Pennsylvania Ave.

Elizabeth, NJ  07201

 

New York

 

Ronald Reagan Boulevard

Warwick, NY

 

North Carolina

 

Ronald Reagan Highway

Jacksonville, NC   [2005]

Part of US Highway 17 bypass in the Jacksonville area.

 

Ronald Reagan High School

3750 Transou Rd.

Pfafftown, NC  27040   [2005]

 

North Dakota

 

Ronald Reagan Peace Through Strength Missile Silo Historic Site

555 113-1/2 Avenue NE Hwy 45

Cooperstown, ND   [2008]

The last Minuteman missile launch complex in North Dakota, maintained as a memorial to Ronald Reagan.

 

Ohio

 

Reagan Park

Medina, OH

 

Reagan Parkway

Medina, OH

Street which forms the northern boundary of Reagan Park (see previous entry).

 

Reagan Drive

Piketon, OH

 

Ronald Reagan Lodge at Voice of Freedom  Park

7850 VOA Park Drive

West Chester Township, OH  45069   [2004]

 

Ronald Reagan Highway    [1997]

State Route 126. Runs across the northern suburbs of Cincinnati.

 

Oklahoma

 

Ronald Reagan Elementary School

1601 24th Ave. SE

Norman, OK  73071   [2012]

One of 15 public schools in Norman that are named after US Presidents.

 

Pennsylvania

 

Reagan Drive

Ephrata, PA   [2006]

 

Ronald Reagan Federal Building

228 Walnut St.

Harrisburg, PA  17101   [2004]

 

Ronald Reagan Drive

Quakertown, PA   [2002]

 

Tennessee

 

North Rutherford YMCA Ronald Reagan Facility

2001 Motlow College Blvd.

Smyrna, TN  37167   [2006]

 

 

 

 

Texas

 

The Reagan Leadership Society

389 MSC Student Finance Center

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX  77843   [1997]

A society dedicated to building student leadership for the Texas A&M campus and the community at large. Its student founder named the society in recognition of

Reagan’s “ability to communicate, his ability to inspire confidence, and his kind personality.”

 

Ronald W. Reagan Middle School

4616 E. Bardin Rd.

Grand Prairie, TX  75052

 

Ronald Reagan Avenue

Hickory Creek, TX

Street on which the Town Hall and police station are located.

 

Ronald W. Reagan Building

6300 Irvington Blvd.

Houston, TX  77022

    Contains Harris County government offices.

 

Ronald W. Reagan Boulevard

Leander, TX

 

Ronald Reagan High School

19000 Ronald Reagan

San Antonio, TX  78258   [2000]

 

Ronald Reagan [road]

San Antonio, TX

    Access road leading to Ronald Reagan High School (see previous entry).

 

Ronald Reagan Public Library

Ronald Reagan High School

19000 Ronald Reagan

San Antonio, TX  78258   [2000]

See previous entry.

 

 

Ronald W. Reagan Boulevard   [2004]

A portion of Parmer Lane in Williamson County.

 

Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway   [2005]

Portion of Interstate Highway 20 in Tarrant County (near Ft. Worth).

 

Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway   [2005]

A portion of U.S. Highway 290 in Harris County.

 

Utah

 

Ronald Reagan Academy

1143 W. Center St.

Springville, UT  84663   [2005]

 

Virginia

 

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Arlington, VA   [1998]

Located across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. Formerly called Washington National Airport. A bronze statue of Reagan outside Terminal A was dedicated in 2011.

 

Ronald W. Reagan Middle School

15801 Tanning House Place

Haymarket, VA  20169   [2012]

 

The Reagan Building

25 E. Main St.

Richmond, VA  23219

 

Ronald Wilson Reagan Memorial Highway   [2005]

A portion of State Route 234 in Prince William County, near Manassas.

 

Wisconsin

 

Ronald Wilson Reagan College Preparatory High School

4965 S. 20th St.

Milwaukee, WI  53221   [renamed 2005]

Formerly Sholes High School.

 

 

Ronald Reagan Elementary School

4225 S. Calhoun Rd.

New Berlin, WI  53151   [2006]

 

International

 

Ronald Reagan Street

Prague, Czech Republic

Street segment located near the US Embassy.

 

“Grenada Salutes Ronald Reagan, Leader of Freedom” Commemorative Stamp Collection

Grenada   [1996]

Proceeds from sales go to the Ronald Reagan Scholarship Fund (see next entry).

 

The Ronald Reagan Scholarship Fund

Grenada   [1996]

Fund is used to send students from Grenada to the United States for study.

 

Reagan Center

Ballyporeen, County Tipperary

Ireland

Building which holds Ballyporeen’s tourist office. Ballyporeen is the village from which Reagan’s father’s family came. President Reagan visited the village in 1984. (See also “The Ronald Reagan,” Simi Valley, California.)

 

The Ronald Reagan-Main Street

Ballyporeen, Ireland

     Cf. previous entry.

 

US Army Kwajalein Atoll/Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site

Republic of the Marshall Islands   [1999]

An area used by the United States as a missile range.

 

Ronald Reagan Park

Gdansk, Poland

Includes a statue of Reagan with Pope John Paul II.

 

Ronald Reagan Square

Krakow, Poland   [2004]

Formerly called Central Square.

 

Rondo Ronalda Reagana (Ronald Reagan Circle)

Tarnow, Poland   [2000]        

Traffic circle that connects Pope John Paul II Street with a street leading to the Church of the Blessed Caroline.

 

Ronald Reagan Monument

Wroclaw, Poland

 

Ronald Reagan Roundabout

Wroclaw, Poland

Rev. February 2014

 

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