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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 KindSawmill SLASH burner - HW49 CA

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For a hundred years, every sawmill had a "burner" to dispose of bark and branches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 7/12/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Major Monument by Augustus Saint-Gardens - New York, NY

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The last major monument completed by Augustus Saint-Gardens is located in Grand Army Plaza

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Removed Column from the World Trade Center - New York, NY

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The last column is on display in the National September 11 Memorial Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLast Remaining Building from Sulphur Springs, OK - Sulphur, OK

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A National Parks Service sign within the historic Platt National Park section of Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur, OK notes that this building is the only known building remaining from the town of Sulphur Springs, OK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Surviving Unrestored Colonial Art in California's Missions - San Miguel, CA

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The San Miguel Mission has the only surviving example of unrestored colonial art in any of the California Missions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/21/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- McCarthy Family Business Building - Saratoga, CA

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One of many plaque in downtown Saratoga.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/21/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLast - Working windmill of trapezoid-shaped sails or blades made of wooden slats - Montedor, Portugal

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The Marinheiro Windmill is one on the famous Montedor windmills.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Viana do Castelo, Portugal

date approved: 6/17/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLast - Active Battleship in the World - Pearl Harbor, Oahu, HI

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USS Missouri, the last commissioned US battleship, was the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan which ended World War II. On March 31, 1992, USS Missouri, the last active service battleship in the world, was decommissioned.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLa dernière Vespasienne de Paris, France

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[FR] La dernière Vespasienne de Paris, boulevard Arago, devant la prison de la Santé [EN] The last Vespasienne of Paris, boulevard Arago in front of Santé prison

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Al-cab

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/31/2016

last visited: 5/12/2016

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Last of its KindLAST -- Beachside Cooperative in the United States - Newport Beach, CA

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The historic Dory Fishing Fleet, founded in 1891 is an established historical landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 5/28/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST Texas Masonic Lodge Chartered in the Republic of Texas - Paris, TX

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Paris Lodge No. 27, A.F. & A.M. is located at 3150 S Church St, Paris, TX. A Texas Historical Marker here indicates that they were the last lodge to be issued a charter by the Grand Lodge of Texas during the Republic of Texas period.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST - Medieval Tower in Dublin - Record Tower, Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland

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The south east Record Tower, with 4.6 metre thick walls, is the last intact medieval tower, not only of Dublin Castle but also in Dublin itself. It has functioned as a high security prison and now serves as the Garda Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: 6/12/2016

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Last of its KindLAST Texas Suspension Bridge Open to Automobile Traffic

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The bridge has a span of 325 feet and a wood surface. It was built in 1939, with most of the work being done by hand.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Performance by Will Rogers, California Theatre, San Bernardino CA

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Will Rogers made his last live performance before he passed in a plane crash at San Bernardino's historic California Theatre downtown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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Last of its KindLAST - Council Meeting , City of Geelong, Victoria

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A plaque commemorating the last meeting of the City of Geelong Council

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 3/30/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Concrete Placed in Hoover Dam, Hoover Dam nr AZ Elevators

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The last bucket of concrete went onto the face of Hoover Dam on 29 May 1935

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: 3/29/2016

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Last of its KindLAST George Franklin Barber House in Texarkana - Texarkana, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the Earl-Rochelle House at 1920 Magnolia St, Texarkana, TX teases us by indicating that this is "the last of three nearly identical homes built in Texarkana."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/26/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST Burial in Potter Cemetery - Mesquite, TX

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A 1998 Texas Historical Marker in front of Potter Cemetery indicates that the last burial here took place in 1947. This was the burial of William H. Lumley, a pioneer in the local Lawson community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Remaining Riverine Lighthouse in Virginia - Alexandria, VA

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The Jones Point Lighthouse is located just above the nation's oldest monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLast domed courthouse built in Missouri - Paris MO

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The Monreo County Courthouse is located in Paris Missouri was built in 1912 and was the last domed courthouse built in Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/13/2016

last visited: never

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Both a municipally and provincially registered historic site, the Quaker House is the last surviving of the dozen or so Quaker houses built in Dartmouth in the late eighteenth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 3/5/2016

last visited: never

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Once a thriving shipbuilding community, Shelburne has a single remaining dory shop from the shipbuilding era.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 3/3/2016

last visited: never

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The Ross-Thomson House is one of several eighteenth century houses remaining near the Shelburne Harbour waterfront. It is today the only remaining eighteenth century store in Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 3/3/2016

last visited: never

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Located 1 block away from the famous Mission San Juan Capistrano.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: 5/3/2013

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Last of its KindLAST - of the Misuri's - De Witt, MO

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The tribe name has been recorded as being spelt as "Misuri" , "Misura", "Missouria" & "Missouri" - taken from an Algonquin word by the Illini Indians (Now call Illinois). They called themselves the "Niutachis"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/28/2016

last visited: never

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