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SuperlativesOLDEST - Courthouse In Use In Canada

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The oldest courthouse in Canada still in use, the St. Andrews courthouse, along with the old Gaol beside it, have become major tourist attractions for the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 10/21/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Prison in Iceland

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The Hegningarhúsið (English: The Pentalty House) is the oldest prison in Iceland and is located at Skólavörðustígur 9 in Reykjavik.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Iceland

date approved: 10/18/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Free-standing Structure In Atlantic Canada

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Built out of necessity, Bell Aliant Tower began to soar above the Moncton skyline in 1970, with the concrete pour being completed on November 20, 1970.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2015

last visited: 11/4/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Church in Tallinn and Mainland Estonia

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St. Mary's Cathedral is a 13th century cathedral located in Tallinn, Estonia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Estonia

date approved: 10/17/2015

last visited: 7/2/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Victorian Water Tower in the UK - Balkerne Gardens, Colchester, UK

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This magnificent, Victorian water tower dates from 1882-83 and is the largest remaining Victorian water tower in the United Kingdom. Located in Balkerne Gardens, in Colchester, it dominates the skyline and is visible from all around the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Well in Olinda Oil Field - Brea, CA

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This well is well over 100 years old.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/17/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- City Recreational Building - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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The first city recreational building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/17/2015

last visited: 6/29/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST house in Bath Spa.

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Sally Lunn, the original Bath Bun & the Oldest houses in Bath

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesYOUNGEST Soldier from Texas to Receive the Medal of Honor - Amarillo, TX

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A sign at the grave site of Medal of Award recipient, Marine Lance Corporal Thomas E. Creek, indicates that he is the youngest soldier in Texas history to receive the Medal of Honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Crown Court in the UK by Cases - Snaresbrook Crown Court, London, UK

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Snaresbrook Crown Court is a magnificent looking building that started live in 1841 as an orphanage. It later became a school and then the Crown Court that we know today. By the number of cases heard, c7000, it is the largest Crown Court in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/13/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - - Church in Bucharest - Bucharest, Romania

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Founded in 1559- Bucharest's oldest church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Romania

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: 6/29/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Round Barrow in Denmark

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Danmarks største runddysse // The largest round barrow in Denmark

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pstidsen

location: Denmark

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLOWEST- point in the Netherlands.

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The lowest point in the Netherlands is in a meadow in the Zuidplaspolder northeast of Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, situated at a height of 6.76 meters below sea level.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Castle Keep Built in the United Kingdom - Castle Park, Colchester, UK

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Colchester Castle, that dates from the 11th century, is a Grade I listed building that has the largest keep built in the United Kingdom. The castle is open daily for visitors for which a charge is made.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Botanical Garden in Texas - Fort Worth, TX

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The oldest botanic garden in Texas, a 109-acre living museum displaying over 2500 species of native and exotic plants.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2015

last visited: 4/10/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Operational Cafe in Tallinn and Estonia

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In operation since 1864, the Maiasmokk ("Sweet Tooth") cafe is the oldest operational cafe in Tallinn and all of Estonia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Estonia

date approved: 10/8/2015

last visited: 7/2/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Standing Egyptian Obelisk in the World - Rome, Italy

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The Lateran Obelisk is the largest (sometimes cited also as the tallest) standing ancient Egyptian obelisk in the world, and it is also the tallest obelisk in Italy, weighing 455 tons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/6/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Church in Fredericton, NB

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The oldest church in continuous use in the Fredericton Area, St. Peter's opened for services around Christmas time in 1838. The church is actually in the community of Springhill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 10/6/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Baptistery in the World - Rome, Italy

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The Lateran Baptistery is the oldest baptistery in the world. Its interior was completely renovated in the seventeenth century but in the chapels you can still admire beautiful mosaics from the fifth to the seventh century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/6/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Opening Partnership in English County Cricket - High Road Leyton, London, UK

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The highest opening partnership in First Class County Cricket, in England, was scored at the Leyton ground by the Yorkshire openers, Sutcliffe and Holmes, in 1932. The blue plaque, attached to the pavilion makes mention of this.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Oldest Methodist building in Canada

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Situated on the south shore of Hay Bay in Adolphustown (now part of Greater Napanee) at 2365 South Shore Road, Adolphustown, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: 8/7/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Market and Bazaar in Europe

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Riga Central Market is located in Riga, Latvia, and is the largest market and bazaar in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Latvia

date approved: 10/2/2015

last visited: 11/22/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Official Government Residence in Canada

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Built in the years 1799 to 1805, Nova Scotia's Governor’s residence, known as Government House, is the oldest official government residence in Canada, its cornerstone having been laid in 1800.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 10/2/2015

last visited: 10/28/2015

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SuperlativesHIGHEST -- Highway bridge in Texas, US 90 at the Pecos River, Val Verde Co. TX

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The US 90 bridge over the Pecos Rover is the highest highway bridge in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 9/28/2015

last visited: 7/22/2015

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SuperlativesLAST - Lighthouse on PEI with a resident lightkeeper

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Now a museum and interpretive centre, the Wood Islands Lighthouse served shipping in the area for close to 120 years before its retirement in the 1990s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 9/28/2015

last visited: never

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