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Frank Woodruff Buckles, was the last surviving American veteran of World War I. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1917 and served with a detachment from Fort Riley, driving ambulances and motorcycles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/6/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST - Carnegie Library Opened in Iowa - Cordydon, IA

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Closed as a library in 1977 and is now used as school offices for public schools.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST - American Invasion of Lower Canada - Lacolle, PQ, Canada

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An historical marker recounts the victory of British, Canadian, Voltigeurs and Indians against invading American forces during the War of 1812. This was the last American invasion of Lower Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: 1/31/2014

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Last of its KindLAST -- Double-Span, Double-Arch Covered Bridge in Pennsylvania - Ronks, PA

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This Burr Arch Truss bridge was built by Joseph Elliot & Robert Russell in 1885. It is located off Ronk's Road at Mill Bridge Village, west of Paradise. It is the LAST double-span, double-arch covered bridges left in Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/2/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Mile Marker - Haddonfield, NJ

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There used to be many of these in Camden County, especially in Haddonfield. This would be the last one remaining as the other ones have simply disappeared. This gives distance to Camden and to Gloucester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Covered Bridge in the Wissahickon Valley - Philadelphia, PA

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As the mill industry grew along the banks of the Wissahickon in the early 19th century, the need for bridges increased. At one time there were several covered bridges which spanned the Wissahickon; this is the last one of those bridges.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLast Official Town Crier in Boston - Boston, MA

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This historical marker is outside the entrance to the Bell in Hand Tavern; which states that it was established by the last Town Crier in Boston, Massachusetts - Jimmy Wilson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/14/2013

last visited: 5/9/2013

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Last of its KindLast Recorder of New York City under the English Crown - NYC, NY

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John Watts was a prominent New York lawyer and Congressman and the last Recorder of New York City under the English Crown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 9/27/2013

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Last of its KindLAST - Relief Sculpture By Augustus Saint-Gaudens - Cornish, NH

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The last relief sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens is located in the New Gallery at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, NH.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLast Surviving Member of the Union Army of the Republic - Fairview, UT, USA

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At 107, Albert Woolson was the last surviving member of the Union Army of the Republic. This is a plaster replica of the bronze cast sculpture in Gettysburg National Battlefield, sculpted by the original artist, Avard Fairbanks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Utah

date approved: 7/26/2013

last visited: 10/17/2012

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Last of its KindLast - Remaining Bulfinch Church in Boston - Boston, MA

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Charles Bulfinch designed several churches in Boston (amongst other prominent buildings) and this is the last Church to remain standing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/18/2013

last visited: 7/21/2013

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Last of its KindLAST 1930s Historical Building in Murphy, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the rear entrance of the Murphy School indicates that it is the last 1930s historical building still standing in the city. Located at 205 N Murphy Rd, Murphy, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- Brick Barn - Gettysburg, PA

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The most popular barn at Gettysburg because of its cannon hole is also the most unique. Of the eight barns still surviving today and according to the NRHP nomination form and the NPS, this is the last one made of brick still standing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/11/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST - Battle of Shays' Rebellion - Sheffield, MA

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A stone marker on Egremont Road in Sheffield, MA marks the site of the last battle of Shays' Rebellion

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/9/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST Indian Raid in Collin County, TX - Plano, TX

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A granite monument with a plaque marks the location of the last fatal Indian raid in Collin County, TX. It is on the perimeter of a field in a greenbelt behind a building at 6900 K Avenue, Plano, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/5/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST trolleybus stop, Prague, Czech Republic

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Memorial plaque of last trolleybus stop in Prague

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/26/2013

last visited: 3/1/2014

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Last of its KindLAST passenger train departing from Union Station -- Wichita KS

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The last passenger train to stop at Union Station in Wichita KS was the Amtrak Lone Star #16. When it left on 6 Oct 1979, Union Station's passenger depot days were over.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/1/2013

last visited: 3/16/2013

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Last of its KindLAST multi-storied warehouse left in area -- East Douglas Ave, Historic District, Wichita KS

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A historic warehouse building in downtown Wichita near Union Station was listed in the National Register in 1983. It is the last such warehouse in the East Douglas Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/1/2013

last visited: 3/16/2013

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Last of its KindLast Studio of Edward Borein - Santa Barbara, CA

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John Edward Borein (1872-1945) was an American artist from San Francisco who settled here in Santa Barbara.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 4/30/2013

last visited: 4/19/2013

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Hogan Aaronson raised the last sugar cane of which there is any record in Cache Valley, Utah in 1885.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 4/25/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLast Sambo's Restaurant - Santa Barbara, CA

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This is the FIRST and LAST Sambo's Restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 4/22/2013

last visited: 1/27/2014

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Last of its KindLetzte aktive Dampflock Deutschlands

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DE: Es handelt sich um die letzte aktive Dampflokomotive der Deutschen Bundesbahn. | EN: It concerns the last active steam locomotive of the German Federal Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 00M

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 4/14/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST -- ATSF building in Atchison KS

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The Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway company freight depot in downtown Atchison KS is the last remaining ATSF building left in town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/4/2013

last visited: 3/11/2013

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Last of its KindLAST -- Son of the Revolution in Kansas, Leavenworth Nat. Cem, Leavenworth KS

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The grave of Andrew Mansfield Wylie, the last son of a Revolutionary War patriot living in the state of KS, lies in the historic Leavenworth National Cemetery outside of Leavenworth KS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/2/2013

last visited: 3/13/2013

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Last of its KindLAST - Stagecoach Hold-Up in San Mateo County - Hillsborough, CA

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An ECV plaque in Hillsborough, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/31/2013

last visited: never

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