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SuperlativesFIRST - Shared YMCA-YWCA - Spokane, WA

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This combination YMCA-YWCA is on North Monroe Street in Spokane, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/23/2013

last visited: 1/9/2014

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SuperlativesFIRST - Hydro Project Built by a PUD - Ione, WA

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This hydroelectric project is the fourth to last hydro project on the Pend Oreille River before it meets the Columbia River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 1/9/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - FIRST - Operational Hydro Facility - Spokane, WA

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This Hydroelectric Development is right in the heart of downtown Spokane, the first to be built on the Spokane River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 4/2/2014

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SuperlativesFIRST - Permanent White Settlement in Washington - Spokane, WA

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This stone monument marks the site of the first non-native settlement in the states of Washington and Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 1/9/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Bear in the World, Alder Creek, Clackamas County, Oregon

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Not the Polar Bear, but the Ivy Bear is reputedly 'The Largest Bear in the World'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Oregon

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTallest - Building in the U.S. - NYC, NY

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An arbitration decided that the World Trade Center's spire should count in deciding height...making this taller than Chicago's Willis Tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 11/14/2013

last visited: 10/14/2014

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SuperlativesLargest White Basswood Tree - St. Louis, MO

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This Basswood is the “largest known tree of its species in the United States of America.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/14/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Newspaper West of the Brazos River: The Albany News, Albany TX

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The weekly Albany News has been covering rural Shackelford County and West Texas since 1883. That makes it the oldest paper west of the Brazos.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/8/2013

last visited: 7/14/2013

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SuperlativesOldest Remaining Building in Palm Springs - Palm Springs, CA

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"The McCallum Adobe, the oldest remaining building in Palm Springs, was built in 1885 for John and Emily McCallum, the area's first white settlers."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 11/8/2013

last visited: 1/20/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST - church in Wien - Austria

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St. Rupert's Church (German: Ruprechtskirche) is a Romanesque church in Vienna, Austria. Traditionally considered to be the oldest church in Wien

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 11/8/2013

last visited: 3/30/2014

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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: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Canal Tunnel in United States, Lebanon, PA

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This canal tunnel is the oldest in the United States; it opened to vessel traffic in 1827.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST- restaurant in Slovakia: "Levocský dom" in Košice

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Levocský dom (Levoca House), the oldest and best preserved Gothic secular building in Košice, is also the oldest known tavern in Slovakia continuously performing its function until today...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Košický kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 1/20/2014

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SuperlativesFIRST - Transatlantic radio connection between The Netherlands and North America

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Vanuit dit gebouw maakte radiopionier Henk Jesse de eerste transatlantische radioverbinding tussen Nederland en Noord-Amerika. From this building radio pioneer Henk Jesse made the first radio connection between the Netherlands and North America

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member team Hebbes

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 11/13/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuous Agricultural Fair - Brooklyn, CT

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Brooklyn, Connecticut is the home of the Nation's oldest continuous agricultural fair, held annually since 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: 5/6/2013

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- grotto in the world

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The Grotto of the Redemption is the largest grotto in the world. It is comprised of nine separate grottos, each depicting a scene in the life of Jesus. It is constructed out of rock, precious stones and petrified wood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wardnkathy

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Water Driven Flour Mill - Kettle Falls, WA

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This is the site of the oldest water driven grist mill, or flour mill, in the Pacific Northwest. It was constructed around 1826 by the Hudson's Bay Company on the Colville River, 1/2 mile south of present day Kettle Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: 3/25/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Used Waterpower - Kettle Falls, WA

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This is the site of the oldest continuously used waterpower source in the US west of the Mississippi. It has been in use continuously from 1826, providing power for a grist mill, a sawmill and a hydroelectric project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: 3/25/2014

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SuperlativesONLY -- Dreadnought-Type Battleship Built on the Pacific Coast - U.S.S. California

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This false and misleading superlative caption is etched on a plaque above the bell as well as mentioned in inlaid letters on a pillar that supports the bell and is located in Capitol Park near the state capitol in Sacramento, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Wooden Church at Czech Republic, Broumov.

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Oldest wooden Church at Czech Republic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/15/2013

last visited: 4/24/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST producing grape vine in Southern Hemisphere, Cape Town

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This sturdy old vine is believed to have been planted in 1771.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - cemetary of Belgium

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Stefanshof or Höfe Mathonet is considered the smallest cemetery of Belgium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Liège, Belgium

date approved: 10/11/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - university in The Netherlands.

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Oldest university in the Netherlands located at Rapenburg in Leiden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/9/2013

last visited: 12/11/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Thirst Parlor in Nevada

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The Old Genoa Bar is the oldest continuously operating libations dispensary in the state of Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: 4/29/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Existing Protestant Church Building in Utah

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The Corinne Methodist Episcopal Church is the oldest Protestant church still in existence in Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: never

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