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Discover items, places, people, events, etc. that represent the extremes of their class, identified by any superlative (with a few exceptions).
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Image for TALLEST -- Monument @ Antietam - Sharpsburg, MDview gallery

NENE112.7 km

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- Monument @ Antietam - Sharpsburg, MD

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The Philadelphia Brigade Monument is a 73-foot-tall obelisk, pointing to the heavens over the West Woods where 2,200 Union soldiers fell dead on Sept. 17, 1862. This monument has the distinction of being the tallest monument in a land of monuments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/18/2012

last visited: 10/26/2015

Image for FIRST -- Monument to George Washington - Boonsboro, MDview gallery

NENE121.2 km

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SuperlativesFIRST -- Monument to George Washington - Boonsboro, MD

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This is the very first monument constructed in the USA dedicated to George Washington, a source of great pride in this small, Civil War mountian town. The Monument is a rugged stone tower initially erected by the citizens of Boonsboro in 1827.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: 12/5/2015

Image for OLDEST -- Building in Rockville - Rockville, MDview gallery

EE126.8 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Building in Rockville - Rockville, MD

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The oldest building in town is this small wooden home built in the late 1700s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/28/2018

last visited: 7/7/2019

Image for HIGHEST - Benchmark in Pennsylvania - Mt Davisview gallery

NWNW137.9 km

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Benchmark in Pennsylvania - Mt Davis

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At the highest point in Pennsylvania sits an 8-foot boulder ..and on top of that sits a U.S. Geological Survey benchmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/21/2015

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -- Building in Appomattox - Appomattox, VAview gallery

SS144.5 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Building in Appomattox - Appomattox, VA

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The oldest building in Appomattox is the Clover Hill Tavern, near the site where the Civil War ended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: 12/30/2014

Image for TALLEST -- Building in Richmond - Richmond, VAview gallery

SESE156.8 km

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- Building in Richmond - Richmond, VA

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The James Monroe Building was the tallest building in Virginia up until 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/18/2014

last visited: 7/12/2017

Image for OLDEST -- Church in Richmond - Richmond, VAview gallery

SESE157.7 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Church in Richmond - Richmond, VA

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"Give me Liberty or give me Death!" - Patrick Henry said these words here in this church on March 23, 1775.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/18/2014

last visited: 5/15/2019

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