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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 HIGHEST - Benchmark in Pennsylvania - Mt Davisview gallery

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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

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NWNW91.7 km

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SuperlativesSTEEPEST - Street in United States

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It's debatable, but this may be the steepest street in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/9/2009

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Continuously Operating Funicular in the USA - Monongahela Incline - Pittsburgh, PAview gallery

NWNW92.9 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Operating Funicular in the USA - Monongahela Incline - Pittsburgh, PA

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The Monongahela Incline is the oldest continuously operating funicular in the USA. The lower station is located on E Carson St near Smithfield St. The upper station is located at 5 Grandview Ave. Passengers can embark/disembark at either station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/26/2008

last visited: 7/22/2017

Image for OLDEST - Unreconstructed Historical Site in Pittsburghview gallery

NWNW93.5 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Unreconstructed Historical Site in Pittsburgh

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The Trinity Burial Ground is the oldest unreconstructed historical site in Pittsburgh. At one time it held as many as 4,000 graves. It is located next to the Trinity Cathedral at 328 6th Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/26/2008

last visited: 11/27/2014

Image for OLDEST - Architectural Landmark in Pittsburgh PAview gallery

NWNW94 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Architectural Landmark in Pittsburgh PA

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Built in 1764, the Fort Pitt Blockhouse is now the only remaining remnant of the Fort and the oldest architectural landmark in Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/5/2010

last visited: 7/22/2017

Image for OLDEST - Bridge In West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginiaview gallery

WW107.8 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Bridge In West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Elm Grove Stone Arch Bridge on the National Road (U.S. Hwy40) in Wheeling, West Virginia is the oldest extant bridge in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/22/2014

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Operating Theater In West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginiaview gallery

WW113.8 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Operating Theater In West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginia

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The Victoria Theater a former movie and vaudeville theater now live performance theater is the oldest operating theater in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/3/2013

last visited: 1/24/2018

Image for FIRST - Iron Furnace West of the Allegheny Mountains - Weirton, West Virginiaview gallery

NWNW124.1 km

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SuperlativesFIRST - Iron Furnace West of the Allegheny Mountains - Weirton, West Virginia

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Historic former iron furnace near Weirton, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2014

last visited: never

Image for LONGEST - Simple Truss Bridge in North America  -  Chester, WVview gallery

NWNW137.4 km

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Simple Truss Bridge in North America - Chester, WV

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The Jennings Randolph Bridge, built in 1977, is the largest simple truss bridge in North America, spanning 745 feet between Chester, West Virginia and East Liverpool, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/28/2009

last visited: 6/21/2014

Image for SHORTEST - Covered Bridge in the United States - Elkton, OHview gallery

NWNW157.4 km

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SuperlativesSHORTEST - Covered Bridge in the United States - Elkton, OH

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This covered bridge, over Middle Run, Elkrun Township, Columbiana County, is the shortest covered bridge in the United States still standing on a once-used public highway, having a clear span of 19 feet and 3 inches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 5hills

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/30/2008

last visited: 5/20/2016

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