US Board on Geographic Names- Celebrating 125 years, 1890-2015

BGN 125th Anniversary Celebration

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125th Anniversary Celebration

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The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) celebrated its 125th Anniversary on September 18, 2015, at the James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. The one-day event included a Symposium with invited speakers and an Open House in the Geography and Map Division that highlighted geographic names-related artifacts.

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