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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Church Building in Continuous Use in Poplar Bluff - Poplar Bluff, Missouri

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This marker, the reason for the waymark, is located in front of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross located at 420 N Main in Poplar Bluff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Remaining Movable-Span Truss Bridge Constructed by the Pin Connection Method on the West Coast, USA

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The Van Buren Street Bridge, a through truss swing span bridge erected in 1912-3, was Corvallis' first bridge across the Willamette River and is the last movable-span truss bridge constructed by the pin connection method located on the West Coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/18/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Bridge over the Rhine at Koblenz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

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The oldest bridge over the Rhine at Koblenz in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Koblenz, RLP / Germany

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Basilica of St. Castor built between 817 and 836

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 5/16/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY three-wheel clock of the world - Wuppertal, NRW, Germany

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Only three-wheel clock of the world in Wuppertal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesDEEPEST TONE - Non-Swinging Clock Bell in the Country - Nottingham Council House, Old Market Square - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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The hour bell nicknamed ‘Little John’ was cast by John Taylor & Co, Loughborough in 1927. At 10 long tons 7 cwt 0 qr 27 lb in weight it is the 5th heaviest in the UK, and the Eb tone has the deepest tone in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: 5/16/2018

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SuperlativesONLY - Route 66 Smiley Tower in Illinois

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In 2003 the local water tower was repainted, with a canary yellow smiley. A great photo stop, bringing smiles to Mother road trippers. The Town has been promoting itself as a 66 destination, along the historic 66 corridor through Atlanta, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/11/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - African American Church in New Waverly, New Waverly, TX

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Founded in 1885, as Eastern Grove Baptist Church. Relocated in 1937, and renamed Western Grove Baptist Church. This is the oldest African-American church in New Waverly, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 5/11/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Pedestrian/Bike Bridge across the Mississippi River.

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Opened October 22, 2016, Big River Crossing is the longest public pedestrian/bike bridge across the Mississippi River. Starting in Memphis, Tennessee, & ending in Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Ship's Wheel in Canada

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A beautiful park between the Kings County Courthouse and Kings Playhouse, A A MacDonald Memorial Gardens was established in 1993 in honour of Andrew Archibald Macdonald, Georgetown’s Father of Confederation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Municipal Gardens on Prince Edward Island

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A beautiful park between the Kings County Courthouse and Kings Playhouse, A A MacDonald Memorial Gardens was established in 1993 in honour of Andrew Archibald Macdonald, Georgetown’s Father of Confederation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Grave in The Danish Cemetery

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A historical marker located in The Danish Cemetery notes its oldest grave, that of Mary K. Petersen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/4/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY Medal of Honor Recipient from the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations - Cool, TX

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A 1990 Texas Historical Marker at the grave of Medal of Honor recipient, Lt. Jack L. Knight, notes that he was the only one to receive the honor in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/3/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY Daun court gate with an arch under a slate roof - Daun, RP, Germany

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Das einzige Dauner Hoftor mit einem Bogen unter schiefergedecktem Schutzdach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 5/3/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHigest Point of Athens - Mount Lycabettus - Athens - Greece

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Mount Lycabettus, also known as Lycabettos, Lykabettos or Lykavittos, is a Cretaceous limestone hill in Athens

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Greece

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: 4/30/2018

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SuperlativesOLDEST - The House of Aghia Filothei - Athens - Greece

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The entrance to the House of Aghia Philothei from Adrianou Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Greece

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: 4/29/2018

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Maison Pailhasson - Lourdes - France

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"Chocolat Pailhasson" est la plus ancienne maison de chocolat de France. Elle a été fondée en 1729. "Chocolate Pailhasson" is the oldest chocolate shop in France. It was founded in 1729.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Midi-Pyrénées, France

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Order of the Eastern Star in Texas, Cedar Bayou, TX

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In a building shared with Cedar Bayou Masonic Lodge No. 321, Cedar Bayou Chapter No. 11 Order Of The Eastern Star was organized on May 17, 1884, by Joseph W. Ellender.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Geocache in the World - The Birthplace of Geocaching

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Geocaching began at this site on May 3, 2000 and this addicting activity has continued to evolve and grow ever since.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/16/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesThe World's LARGEST Coffee Pot - Davidson, Saskatchewan

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The World's Largest Coffee Pot can be seen in Davidson, Saskatchewan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member machard

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 4/16/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" - Athens - Greece

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Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" (IATA: ATH, ICAO: LGAV), commonly initialized as "AIA", began operation on 28 March, largest Airport in Greece

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Greece

date approved: 4/15/2018

last visited: 4/15/2018

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SuperlativesONLY -- Drummer of the Houston Light Guard, College Park Cemetery, Houston TX

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The grave of Captain John Sessums, the only drummer the Houston Light Guard ever had

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/12/2018

last visited: 4/7/2018

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Continually Operating Business in Goldfield, NV

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A historical marker notes a historic saloon's significance in Goldfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Nevada

date approved: 4/12/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Menard, TX

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Roman Catholic worship services were held in Menard as early as 1872, when J.J. Callan set aside this lot of land for the construction of a Catholic Church Building. Catholic Church erected in 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/12/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest Formal Cemetery in Canada - Annapolis Royal, NS

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Considered the oldest regular cemetery in Canada, the Garrison Cemetery has been used by Scots, French military forces, Acadians, the British military and the Church of England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: never

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