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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 OLDEST - Operating Business in Okanogan County, WAview gallery

NENE33 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Operating Business in Okanogan County, WA

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The Baines Building was one of two brick bank buildings to be erected in Okanogan's downtown in the teens and early twenties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/27/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Running Theatre in the Northwest US

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Believed to be the oldest continuously running theatre in Washington, the Ruby, now a National Historic Place, continues to screen first run movies, today with the aid of digital projection and sound.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/12/2018

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Building in Chelan, WAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Building in Chelan, WA

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One of two log churches in this corner of Washington, this one has been declared a National Historic Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/11/2018

last visited: never

Image for LAST - WPA Post Office Built in Washington Stateview gallery

NENE39.3 km

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SuperlativesLAST - WPA Post Office Built in Washington State

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One of only two American Colonial Post Offices of the type in the Northwest, the Omak Post Office shares its style with only one other post office in the environs, that of sister city Okanogan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/11/2018

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Park in Omak, WAview gallery

NENE39.3 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Park in Omak, WA

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A small (1.5 acre) park in the downtown business district, Civic League Park is Omak's oldest public space, originally developed by early pioneers of the Omak area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/15/2019

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Hydroelectric Dam in the U.S.view gallery

EE61 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Hydroelectric Dam in the U.S.

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The largest producer of hydroelectric power in the country, Grand Coulee Dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when built, containing 11,975,521 cubic yards of concrete. It remains the largest concrete structure in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/27/2018

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Neon Sign in Wilbur, WAview gallery

SESE89 km

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SuperlativesFIRST - Neon Sign in Wilbur, WA

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On the east end of town, Billy Burger is about the first establishment one will encountering the town from that direction. It has been serving up great burgers since about 1955.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/15/2019

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Wood Frame Building in Republic, WAview gallery

NENE98.3 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Wood Frame Building in Republic, WA

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The second oldest building in the city of Republic, the Creaser Hotel is the oldest wood frame building in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/4/2016

last visited: never

Image for HIGHEST- Maintained Pass in Washington Stateview gallery

NENE111.5 km

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SuperlativesHIGHEST- Maintained Pass in Washington State

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Seventeen miles east of Republic and twenty six miles west of Kettle Falls, the Sherman Pass Summit is the high point along the Sherman Pass Scenic Byway.

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location: Washington

date approved: 7/12/2016

last visited: never

Image for SMALLEST - State Park in Washingtonview gallery

NENE120.5 km

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - State Park in Washington

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Ranald MacDonald State Park is a 100 square foot park which surrounds the grave site of Ranald MacDonald, recognized as the first English teacher in Japan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Covered Bridge in British Columbiaview gallery

NN123.1 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Covered Bridge in British Columbia

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This historic old bridge has been carrying traffic of one type or another over the Similkameen River for 107 years, as of 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: 7/9/2017

Image for OLDEST - LAST - Working Pioneer Mill in BC - Keremeos, BCview gallery

NN124.1 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - LAST - Working Pioneer Mill in BC - Keremeos, BC

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This water powered grist mill, built in 1877, continues to grind wheat into flour today. The mill uses an overshot water wheel and water taken from a stream which flows by the mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/16/2014

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Radio Observatory in Canada - Kaleden, BCview gallery

NN136.5 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Radio Observatory in Canada - Kaleden, BC

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No, it wasn't developed to spy on radios, but on the rest of the universe in the radio frequency spectrum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: never

Image for SMALLEST - City in Canada - Greenwood, BCview gallery

NENE136.6 km

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - City in Canada - Greenwood, BC

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The itty-bitty city of Greenwood straddles The Crowsnest Highway about 37 km. west of Grand Forks or about 32 km. east of Rock Creek, at the junction of the Crowsnest with Highway 33.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: 3/24/2014

Image for BEST TASTING - Water in the world - Greenwood, BCview gallery

NENE136.6 km

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SuperlativesBEST TASTING - Water in the world - Greenwood, BC

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The itty-bitty city of Greenwood straddles The Crowsnest Highway about 37 km. west of Grand Forks or about 32 km. east of Rock Creek, which is at the junction of the Crowsnest with Highway 33.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: 1/2/2014

Image for OLDEST - Continually operating Pub in BCview gallery

NENE136.6 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continually operating Pub in BC

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Though the Windsor Hotel was built in 1896, the present Windsor Hotel dates from 1899, when it was rebuilt after a fire virtually destroyed the original hotel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Church in Hedley, BCview gallery

NN141.6 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Hedley, BC

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The Methodist Church was the first, and for many years the only, church built in the mining town of Hedley. Moreover, it housed the first school in Hedley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - CPR Station in B.C. Still In Its Original Locationview gallery

NENE141.9 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - CPR Station in B.C. Still In Its Original Location

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This wonderful old railroad station is located at 7654 Donaldson Drive. The station is currently the Grand Forks Station Pub & Banquet Facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: never

Image for FIRST-OLDEST - church in Penticton, BCview gallery

NN155.8 km

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SuperlativesFIRST-OLDEST - church in Penticton, BC

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The first church built in Penticton, this little church was operated as St. Saviour's Anglican Church from 1905 until the completion of the new St. Saviour's Anglican in 1930.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Surviving Sternwheeler in British Columbiaview gallery

NN156.6 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Surviving Sternwheeler in British Columbia

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On the beach along Lakeshore Drive West in Penticton, the S. S. Sicamous made her last commercial run down Okanagan Lake nearly 80 years ago, in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

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NN156.6 km

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SuperlativesONLY - Surviving Steam Tug in the Interior of BC

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Built in Ontario in 1914 and assembled in Vernon, the S.S. Naramata sailed the Okanagan for over half a century, pushing barges up and down the lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/21/2015

last visited: never

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