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SuperlativesNARROWEST house in North America, Québec, Qc, Canada

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Cette maison est au 6 rue Donnacona, Québec - This house is located at 6, Donnacona, Quebec city. Façade: 3,7 meters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lyturmel

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 8/20/2015

last visited: 11/2/2015

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SuperlativesONLY -- Hand Pulled International Ferry in US -- Los Ebanos TX-Cd. Diaz Ordaz MX

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The international ferry between Los Ebanos TX and Cd. Diaz Ordaz MX is the only hand-pulled ferry of its kind in the United States

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/20/2015

last visited: 7/18/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Operating Theatre in Alberta

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Just over a century old now, The Empress Theatre was built in 1912 and underwent substantial renovations in 1937. Still a movie theatre today, it was purchased by the Fort Macleod Provincial Historic Area Society in 1982 and renovated one more time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/19/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Courthouse in Alberta - Fort MacLeod, AB

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Older than Alberta itself, his courthouse was built in 1904 as a Territorial Court House when Alberta was still a part of the Northwest Territories. Alberta became a province the next year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/19/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Public Park in Stockholm, Sweden

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Strömparterren is the oldest public park in Stockholm, Sweden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Stockholm, Sweden

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLAST - Wooden Mine Rescue Railroad Car - Pueblo, CO

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CF&I Mine Rescue Car Number 1 is the only remaining wooden mine rescue railroad car in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSOUTHERNMOST Lighthouse in Texas -- Point Isabel Light, Port Isabel TX

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The Point Isabel Light near the tip of Texas at the Mexican border is the state's southernmost lighthouse, and one of the most southerly of all US lighthouses.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: 1/2/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Church in Hawaii - Kona, HI

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This is the first church in Hawaii.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Hawaii

date approved: 8/17/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Jail, Police Detachment and Courthouse in Alberta

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Once a courthouse always a courthouse doesn't hold true for Blairmore's Courthouse. Built as much a jail and police detachment as a courthouse, it has since been abandoned in favour of newer digs and today is part of a technological school campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/12/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Airworthy Bellanca Air Cruiser in the World

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This pre-WWII vintage aircraft has the distinction of being the only airworthy Air Cruiser and is housed at the Erickson Aircraft Collection located at the Madras Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Airworthy Douglas AD-4W Skyraider in the World

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This WWII vintage aircraft has special status and is housed at the Erickson Aircraft Collection located at the Madras Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Legion in Alberta - Coleman, AB

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Chartered on October 6, 1926, Coleman Royal Canadian Legion Branch #9 was the first Legion to be chartered in Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesWORLD'S BIGGEST - Piggy Bank - Coleman, AB

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Ten Ton Toots is a tiny 0-4-0 locomotive which spent its working life underground, hauling coal to the surface in a coal mine, quite likely that of the International Coal and Coke Company, owned by by A. C. Flumerfelt, after whom the park is named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Courthouse Built By the Province of Alberta - Cardston, AB

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Alberta became a province in 1905 and immediately implemented a much needed Public Works Program. The first courthouse built under this program was this one, in the City of Cardston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/7/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Building in Cardston, AB

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The old log C. O. Card house was built in 1887 by Charles Ora Card, the leader of the initial group of Latter Day Saints to arrive in Canada. It is the oldest building standing in Cardston and one of the oldest in Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/7/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Mormon Temple Outside the U.S. - Cardston, AB

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Built beginning in 1913, this Mormon Temple wasn't completed and consecrated until 1923. Its design is the work of architects Hyrum Pope and Harold Burton of Salt Lake City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/7/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - American Built Canadian Railway Hotel - Waterton, Alberta

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Opened July 25, 1927, the Prince of Wales Hotel has become one of the most photographed hotels in North America, with good reason.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/7/2015

last visited: 9/16/2015

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SuperlativesFIRST - Oil Well in Western Canada - Waterton Park, AB

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Well off the beaten path, this oil well is just under 17 kilometres northeast of the Waterton townsite in Waterton Lakes National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/7/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesWORLD'S ONLY - Thrice designated park - Waterton Park, AB

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This is the only park in the world that has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an International Peace Park, the first in the world, and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/7/2015

last visited: 9/16/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Schoolhouse in Yarmouth County - Yarmouth, NS

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Old is the operative word here for the oldest schoolhouse in the county. Though purpose built as a school in the early nineteenth century, this building actually served as a school for a small percentage of its life.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Courthouse and Gaol in Canada - Tusket, NS

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The oldest court house and gaol in Canada, the Tusket Court House was completed in 1805. In total, courts of various levels had been held in this building for 140 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Nonconformist House of Worship in Canada

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Built in 1765 by the Congregationalist fishermen and farmers from Cape Cod, called Planters, this meeting house is a classic example of meeting houses once found throughout New England and Atlantic Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesWORLD’S FIRST - Artificial Fishway - St. George, NB

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Yes, this is really a fish ladder and it is really a New Brunswick Historic Place. Why?...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Presbyterian Church building Canada - St. George, NB

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Opened in 1790, this Kirk is the oldest Presbyterian church in continuous use in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Rocking Horse, Colorado Renaissance Festival - Larkspur, CO

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The World's Largest Rocking Horse is found at the permanent location of the Colorado Renaissance Festival. Since the festival is a recreation of a Renaissance town, the horse is people-powered (as are all the rides)!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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