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This category is for people, places, events or things that are the "Last" of its kind.
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This category is for people, places, events or things that are the Last of its kind.
One example might be The Studebaker Sceptre concept car was intended as a possible 1966 model so it could be considered the last Studebaker. It is on display in the The Studebaker National Museum in South Bend, Indiana.
Another example might be The world's last Frank Lloyd Wright hotel. Mason City, Iowa is home to the world's last surviving Frank Lloyd Wright hotel.
Another example might be The 1882 Black Warrior River Bridge in Northport believed to be Alabama's oldest iron bridge.
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Last of its KindLAST -- Surviving African-American Catholic Parish Outside of New Orleans, Reserve LA

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This humble yet deeply historic wooden church is the last surviving African-American segregated Catholic Church in Louisiana, outside of New Orleans

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/26/2015

last visited: 1/1/2015

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Last of its KindLAST -- Cargo of Slaves arriving in Mobile, Mobile AL

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The last cargo of African slaves to arrive in Mobile came on the schooner Clotilde in August of 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/25/2015

last visited: 12/31/2014

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Last of its KindLAST Confederate Governor of Texas - Weatherford, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the site of the residence of Governor S.W.T. Lanham indicates that he was the last Confederate veteran to serve as Governor of Texas. The marker is at 604 S Alamo St, Weatherford, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Pensacola Firefighter Killed in this Manner, Pensacola, FL

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The tragic death of Pensacola firefighter Vista Lowe resulted in safety changes being made at fire scenes that have prevented similar deaths ever since.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Florida

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Last of its KindLAST -- Home of Jefferson Davis, Biloxi MS

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Beauvoir, the last home of the first last and only President of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/16/2015

last visited: 12/29/2014

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Last of its KindLAST -- US Naval Defense of US before the end of the War of 1812, Bay St Louis MS

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The last time the US Navy has to defense the US from foreign invaders happened right here in Bay St Louis in Jan 1814.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/15/2015

last visited: 12/29/2014

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Last of its KindLAST -- S-1C-15 Stage of a Saturn V Rocket, Michoud Assembly Facility, New Orleans LA

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The last of a series of REALLY BIG rockets, built and tested here for NASA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/15/2015

last visited: 12/29/2014

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Last of its KindLAST -- Streetcar line in New Orleans -- New Orleans LA

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A victim of obsolete infrastructure and a change in how people get around means they won't be laying down any more streetcar tracks in New Orleans. A local historic marker admits as much.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: 12/28/2014

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Last of its KindLAST Review of the Confederacy - Chatfield, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker near a pasture fence at 4511 FM 1603, Chatfield, TX, indicates that the the last review of Confederate troops at the end of the Civil War took place in this area on June 2, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/22/2015

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST - Lake Ontario Commercial Fishing Vessel - Eleanor D - Oswego, NY

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Eleanor D, the last US commercial fishing boat on Lake Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Cherokee Camp on the Trail of Tears, Ft Smith AR

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A humble marker to a national tragedy marks the spot of the last encampment of the Cherokee Indians before they were forced onto their new lands in Indian Territory (modern Oklahoma) by the US Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/13/2015

last visited: 1/13/2015

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Last of its KindLAST - Canadian Killed in WWII - Lt. R.H. Gray - Nelson, BC

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This bronze plaque, honouring Lt. Robert Hampton Gray, V.C., D.S.C., R.C.N.V.R., is mounted on the west side of the Royal Canadian Legion building, at the northwest corner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/5/2015

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST - Canadian Killed in WWII - Lt. R.H. Gray - Nelson, BC

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This marble and granite memorial to Lieutenant Hampton Gray stands in front of the Government of Canada building on Vernon Street in downtown Nelson, BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/5/2015

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Planned Civil War Battle - Appomattox, VA

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A marker marks the site of the last battle of the Civil War on April 9, 1965, shortly after the Confederate Army marched to the court house to sign a formal agreement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Planned Civil War Battle Fought by The Northern Virginian Army - Appomattox, VA

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A marker marks the site of where the last planned battle fought by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Civil War occurred.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Volley Fired in the Civil War - Appomattox, VA

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A marker marks the site of where W.R.Cox of Grimes Division fired The last volley of the American Civil War on April 9, 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Last of its KindLAST - Civil War Mortar - Roaring Meg - Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire, UK

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Roaring Meg lies within Goodrich Castle and is the only surviving Civil War mortar, returned to the castle after 350 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST- Workingmen's Library in Indiana ~ New Harmony, IN

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Full service library in a Utopian town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/17/2014

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Remaining Building of the Santa Cruz Mission - Santa Cruz, CA

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The Neary-Rodriguez Adobe is the last remaining building of the original Santa Cruz Mission. The other buildings, including the original mission, were destroyed when the Fort Tejon Earthquake occurred in 1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/5/2014

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLast sailing ship to bring immigrants across the Atlantic to the United States. - New Bedford, MA

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This ship is known as the Ernestina and previously as the Effie M. Morrissey. She is the State ship of Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: 7/10/2010

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Last of its KindLast Great Panhandle Cattle Drive to Montana - Panhandle, TX

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Two markers on this subject in the county, this one and one at the Square House Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/28/2014

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST - Original Wood Frame Church in Anaconda

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This little wood frame church was originally built by Swedish Lutheran Dissenters in 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Standing Pre-WWI Passenger Terminal in City, Shreveport LA

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Built in 1910, the Central Station is the only surviving rail depot of the passenger rail era in Shreveport. It was added to the US National Register of historic places in 1991.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Last of its KindLAST - Weighlock Building in the World - Syracuse, NY

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The last Weighlock Building in the world has been converted into the Erie Canal Museum at 139 Erie Blvd. East in Syracuse, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Remaining City-Class Ironclad Gunboat, USS CAIRO, Vicksburg MS

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The only City-Class ironclad gunship still in existence, the USS CAIRO is the last of its kind.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/17/2014

last visited: 9/19/2014

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