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SuperlativesLARGEST - Theatre in London - The London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, London, UK

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Located in St Martin's Lane, the London Coliseum is the largest theatre in London and is home to the English National Opera. It was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1904.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/22/2015

last visited: 12/9/2013

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SuperlativesWorld's LONGEST Bridge Over Ice Covered Water

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Crossing the Northumberland Strait between New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island this is the world’s longest bridge over ice-covered water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2015

last visited: 5/10/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Rock Shop in Canada - Parrsboro, NS

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Outside Canada's oldest registered rock shop stands a little "Guard Dinosaur", tamed and appointed official rock shop guard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSOUTHERNMOST - Point in the United States - South Point, HI

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South Point on the Big Island of Hawaii is the southern most point in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Hawaii

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Building at LAX - Los Angeles, CA

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One of the earliest hangers in Los Angeles International Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/19/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Church in Riga, Latvia

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St. John's Church was formed in the 13th century as part of the Catholic Dominican order, but is now a Lutheran Church. It is the oldest church in Riga.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Latvia

date approved: 9/15/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Museum in Louisiana - New Orleans, LA

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Dedicated January 8, 1891

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/8/2015

last visited: 9/7/2015

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SuperlativesLONGEST surviving covered bridge in Missouri - Laclede, Missouri

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Covered bridge located beside Locust Creek some 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Laclede, Missouri. It is the LONGEST of four surviving covered bridges in Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/6/2015

last visited: 4/15/2008

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SuperlativesONLY - Surviving 19th Century Academy Building in Nova Scotia

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Thrice designated a historic building, the old Academy in Lunenburg has been designated a Canadian National Historic Site, a Nova Scotia Heritage Property and a Town of Lunenburg Heritage Property.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/5/2015

last visited: 5/13/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Colchester County - Truro, NS

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A very striking church, both inside and out, St. John's is Truro's second St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church and is today the oldest church building in Colchester County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/5/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Building in town, Pearsall TX

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The 1884 Frio County Jail is the oldest building in town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 9/5/2015

last visited: 7/20/2015

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Ship in a Bottle - National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK

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Nelson's Ship in a Bottle, by Yinka Shonibare, is located outside the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich next to Greenwich Park. The ship is a 1:30 scale replica of HMS "Victory" and is believed to be the largest ship in a bottle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2015

last visited: 3/25/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Single-Chamber Foil Cushion in the World - Aarau, AG, Switzerland

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The main bus station on the square in front of the railway station has been rebuilt in 2013. It features the world's largest single-chamber foil cushion as roof.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 9/3/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Windsor, NS

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Built in the years 1882 to 1884, it opened for services in March of that year. Later, Christ Church was the only church to survive the great fire of 1897 which burned a large part of the town. By default, it became the oldest church in Windsor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Women's Post Secondary Education Facility in Canada

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This building opened in 1878 as a ladies' residence known as the Acadia Ladies’ Seminary. It was later amalgamated into Acadia University in Wolfville, NS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Courthouse Still In Use In Canada - Annapolis Royal, NS

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In many towns an 1837 courthouse would be prized for its exceptional age. In a town as old as Annapolis Royal, however, with many eighteenth century buildings still standing, their 1837 courthouse is considered a relative late comer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2015

last visited: 5/3/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Wooden Building in Nova Scotia - Annapolis Royal, NS

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Dated as having been built in 1708, this is the oldest documented wooden building in Nova Scotia and is the oldest known remaining Acadian structure in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Baptist Church in Nova Scotia - Upper Clements, NS

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Built circa 1810, this rather common appearing church is the oldest Baptist Church in Nova Scotia and possibly the oldest in Canada. It came to be as a result of the "New Light Movement" and the New Light revival of 1810.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Flying Replica of the original Spirit of St. Louis - San Diego, CA

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This replica is located in San Diego's Air and Space Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 8/27/2015

last visited: 8/25/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Building in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia

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Ottawa House, as we see it today, is actually three different buildings from three eras, from the late 1760s to circa 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Cast Iron Faced Building in Halifax, NS

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On Granville Street in the north end of downtown Halifax, this iron faced building stands among a block of historic buildings, essentially all of which were designed by William Thomas in 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Remaining Pioneer Church in Revelstoke, BC

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The sole remaining pioneer church in Revelstoke, St. Peter's was built in 1896 and consecrated by the Anglican Bishop on September 4, 1898. Down to 30 congregants by 2010, the old church soldiers on.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Carpenter Gothic Building in Alberta - Morley, AB

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The oldest Carpenter Gothic building in its original location in Alberta and the oldest Methodist church in southern Alberta, this log mission church was built in 1875 to serve the natives of southern Alberta, particularly the Stoney People.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Amusement Park in Sweden

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Gröna Lund is an amusement park located on Djurgården island in Stockholm, Sweden. It is Sweden's oldest amusement park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Stockholm, Sweden

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: 5/19/2012

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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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