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Commodore, Pennsylvania

Commodore is a census-designated place (CDP) in Green Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 331 at the 2010 census. History Commodore was founded in 1919 by the Clearfield Bituminous Coal Corporation, a subsidiary of the New York Central Railroad. It was named in honor of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, founder of that railroad. (Vanderbilt was known by the nickname or unofficial rank of Commodore due to his background as a riverboat owner.) The town was created as a "model town," with a higher caliber of worker housing than other coal mining communities....

Commodore Barry Bridge

The Commodore Barry Bridge is a cantilever bridge that spans the Delaware River from Chester, Pennsylvania to Bridgeport, in Logan Township, New Jersey, USA. It is named after the American Revolutionary War hero and Philadelphia resident John Barry. Along with the Betsy Ross Bridge, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge and the Walt Whitman Bridge, the Commodore Barry Bridge is one of the four toll bridges connecting the metropolitan Philadelphia region with southern New Jersey owned by the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA)....

Commodore Ballroom

The Commodore Ballroom is a renowned music venue, dance floor, and nightclub located on 800 block of Granville Street in Vancouver, British Columbia. The building was built in the Art Deco style of the late 1920s by George Conrad Reifel and designed by architect H.H. Gillingham. Best known for showcasing special performances, the venue is equally as famous for its sprung dance floor, whose horsehair lining absorbs, rather than reflecting back, some of the impact of dancers's feet. At the time it was installed, only a few venues in the world had similar floors....

Commodore Barry Park

Commodore Barry Park is an urban park in the Fort Greene neighborhood of the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The park is operated by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. It encompasses an area of and holds baseball, basketball, football, and playground fields/facilities. The park was acquired in 1836 by the Village of Brooklyn (long before it was absorbed into New York City). When first acquired, it was called "City Park". It is the oldest park in the borough, but see also Fort Greene Park....

Commodore Park, Nova Scotia

Commodore Park is a mostly residential neighbourhood in the Dartmouth community of Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia. It is located in the east end of Dartmouth in the Woodlawn area. Prince Andrew High School is located within this area. It is named for Canadian naval ships that were lost during the Second World War....

Commodore Isaac Hull Memorial Bridge

The Commodore Isaac Hull Bridge carries Connecticut Route 8 over the Housatonic River, between Shelton and Derby, in Connecticut. The bridge was constructed in 1951 for Route 8. This deck-truss bridge, originally built in 1951, was widened during the 1980s to accommodate increased traffic with the completion of the Route 8 Expressway. This work was completed in 1990. The deck-truss design is similar to that of the I-35W bridge in Minnesota that collapsed....

Commodore Park (Seattle)

Commodore Park is an public park at the south end of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. Conceived in 1966, it was dedicated in 1978. It was named after West Commodore Way, which forms its southern boundary....

SS Commodore

SS Commodore was an American steamboat that shipwrecked off the coast of Florida on 2 January 1897, while en route to Cuba. The event was immortalized when passenger and author Stephen Crane, who was traveling as a war correspondent for the Bacheller-Johnson syndicate, wrote the classic short story "The Open Boat" about his experience....

Commodore Island

Commodore Islandhttp://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=es&u=http://www.tutiempo.net/Tierra/Orografia/Canada/CA_11.htm&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=10&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3D%2522commodore%2Bisland%2522%2Bnunavut%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26hs%3DbKf is a northern Canadian island in eastern Hudson Bay. While situated off the western coast of Quebec's Ungava Peninsula, it's a part of Qikiqtaaluk Region in the territory of Nunavut....

Commodore Decatur Airport

Commodore Decatur Airport is a closed airport located 2 miles west-northwest of Bainbridge, Georgia. History Built by the United States Army Air Forces around 1943, during World War II, the airport was used as an auxiliary training airfield for the Army pilot school at Bainbridge Army Airfield. With the end of the war, it was turned over to the city of Donalsonville and developed into a municipal airport. It was closed around 1995. Today, the closed airport is used every year for a Bikefest....

Commodore Mine: The Commodore mine is an open-pit coal mine located near Brisbane in Australia. The majority stake in the mine is owned by InterGen Australia. The Mine Situated around 200 kilometres west of Brisbane...

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