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SuperlativesOLDEST timbered house - Wetzlar, Hessen, Germany

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Dieses Gebäude in der historischen Altstadt von Wetzlar gilt das älteste erhaltene bürgerliche Fachwerkhaus in Wetzlar. | This building in the historic center of Wetzlar is considered the oldest surviving timbered house in Wetzlar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 8/10/2013

last visited: never

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A plaque commemorating the 200th anniversary of the oldest continuous military organization in the United States, the First Company Governor's Foot Guard, is located on the Rochambeau Boulder on the grounds of the Old State House in Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - World's Largest Dehydrating Plant - Campbell, CA

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A plaque about the World's Largest Dehydrating Plant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Family-owned Business in Prince George, British Columbia

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The Northern Hardware store opened in 1919 and is the oldest family-owned business in Prince George, BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesCOLDEST - Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory - Leiden, the Netherlands

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The coldest place on Earth, the Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory in Leiden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member team Hebbes

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 4/22/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Published Newspaper in the United States - Hartford, CT

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A plaque outside the gate to the Ancient Burying Ground in Hartford, CT commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Hartford Courant. the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - model railway in the world - Miniaturwunderland, Hamburg, Germany

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The Minaturwunderland in Hamburg is the largest model railway in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member me.ToString

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 8/14/2013

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SuperlativesLARGEST - free-standing hall in the world - the Tropical Island Dome, Germany

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The LARGEST free-standing hall in the world: 360 meters long, 210 meters wide and 107 meters high. And the LARGEST ropical holiday world in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member me.ToString

location: Brandenburg, Germany

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 5/14/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- inhabited castle in the World, Windsor, UK

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Windsor Castle is the largest inhabited castle in the world and the longest-occupied palace in Europe, but it also remains a functioning royal home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 5/13/2011

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SuperlativesHIGHEST TRANSPORT CAPACITY - Aerial Ropeway Koblenz - Germany

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The ropeway of Koblenz to Ehrenbreitsein transport up to 7600 persons a hour.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ColleIsarco

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 6/28/2013

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Wooden and Covered Bridge in the United States - Cornish, NH

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The Cornish - Windsor Covered Bridge over the Connecticut River between Cornish NH and Windsor, VT is the longest wooden bridge and the longest covered bridge in the U.S. It is also the longest 2 span covered bridge in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 7/24/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - House in Great Britain

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The Smallest House in Great Britain, (Approx. 60 Sq. Ft. in) also known as the Quay House, is a tourist attraction on the quay in Conwy, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/24/2013

last visited: 5/4/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Baseball Bat in the World

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The World's Largest Baseball Bat is owned by the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks baseball team and can be found in the lower-level main entrance to the Newman Outdoor Field located at 1515 15th Avenue in Fargo, North Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: North Dakota

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Restaurant in the United States - Boston, MA

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The Union Oyster House is the oldest restaurant in the USA- serving customers since 1826.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: 5/9/2013

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SuperlativesNORTHERNMOST -- Protestant Cathedral in the World - Tromso, Norway

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Located at 70° N, it is the northernmost Protestant cathedral in the world. With 800 seats, it’s one of Norway’s biggest wooden churches. The Cathedral is the seat of the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Troms, Norway

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY German University Carillon - Würzburg, Bayern, Germany

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The Neubaukirche tower, the tallest in Würzburg, houses a 51 bell carillon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: 4/1/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST: Standing Adobe Building In Southwest United States - Tombstone, Arizona

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Historic social hall, opera house and theater is largest standing adobe building in the U.S southwest.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Full-Sized Statue of a Union Regimental Commander - Gettysburg, PA

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There are lots of individual statues to Generals and other famous and historically significant people to the Union cause at Gettysburg and for the Civil War but None except this portray a commander of a regiment. This monument is indeed unique.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST Church Tower in Würzburg - Würzburg, Bayern, Germany

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This historic tall church tower was once used as an astronomical observatory by Würzburg University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 7/17/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Plain Waterfall in Europe - Rheinfall - Neuhausen, SH, Switzerland

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The largest waterfall in Europe is a major tourist attraction of eastern Switzerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Ostschweiz (SG/SH/TG/AI/AR/GL), Switzerland

date approved: 7/12/2013

last visited: 4/25/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Exhibit of Non-Releasable American Bald Eagles in the World

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Eagle Mountain Sanctuary, in the Craftsman's Valley section of the Dollywood Theme Park, is the largest exhibit of American Bald Eagles in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/10/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Standing Church Building in Denver - Denver, CO

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The oldest standing church building in Denver, this building now is an art gallery for the colleges located on the Auraria Campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/8/2013

last visited: never

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This memorial is to Brevet Major General Charles H. T. Collis, commander of the 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers & recipient of the Medal of Honor. This is the only personal memorial erected within the Civil War interment section of the Nat'l Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/3/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Secular Space of the City - Würzburg, Germany

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The Grafeneckart is one of the buildings that make up the city hall complex of Würzburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: 10/1/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST Part of the Würzburg Town Hall - Würzburg, Germany

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The Grafeneckart is one of the buildings that make up the city hall complex of Würzburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: 10/1/2013

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