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SuperlativesLargest - Seljuk Caravanserai in Turkey

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Sultan Han is a large Seljuk Caravanserai located in the town of Sultanhani, Aksaray Province, Turkey. It is one of the three monumental caravanserais in the neighbourhood of Aksaray and is located about 40 km (25 mi) west of Aksaray on the road to Konya.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Turkey

date approved: 5/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Dam in Montana - Hungry Horse Dam

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Hungry Horse is a tall dam - 11th tallest in the U.S. at 564 feet. It is a concrete arch dam 2,115 feet long containing 3,086,200 yards of concrete. The powerhouse contains four 107 Megawatt generators, their combined output 428 MW.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/22/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Postsecondary School in Montana - Deer Lodge, MT

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Constructed in 1878, Trask Hall was the first building of Montana's first postsecondary school. It was later renamed after benefactor Alanson Trask. Closed in 1900, the school reopened in 1906 and closed forever in 1917.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/18/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest -- Butterfly Farm in Europe - 17449 Trassenheide/ Mecklenburg/ Deutschland

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The largest Butterfly Farm in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bianka11

location: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesThe first upside down house in Germany - 17449 Trassenheide/ Mecklenburg/ Deutschland

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The first upside down house in Germany!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bianka11

location: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: 5/16/2014

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Once a bridge absolutely necessary to the economic health of Sandpoint, this bridge became first redundant, then a local tourist attraction and marketplace. It is now the only marketplace on a bridge in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest Log Home - St. Francisville, IL

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George Rogers Clark passed this way on his trip to victory at Vincennes, Indiana

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continually Used Catholic Church in Montana

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Ostensibly designed by a ship's carpenter, this church's cornerstone was laid in June of 1884. It has been used for services ever since, making it Montana's oldest Catholic church in continuous use. It has held up well for a wood frame building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/7/2014

last visited: never

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This is a vintage theatre that has hosted both live stage performances and movies. Opened in 1891 in downtown Philipsburg, MT, it is today the oldest operating theatre in the state of Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/6/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Stack of used horseshoes in the world

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Scarrington, Nottinghamshire UK. A pile of horseshoes 17 feet high and 19 feet 6 inches in circumference at the base.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ProvTwo2-4

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Indian Agency Buildings in California - Torrez-Martinez Historical District - Thermal, CA

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An official County of Riverside Historical Marker resides in front of three historic buildings located at the Torres-Martinez Indian Agency headquarters just south of Thermal, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 5/4/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest Culver's in the World

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Worlds Biggest Culvers is at 571 E. Richardson Springs Road, Edgerton, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 5/4/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - National Historic Landmark District - Butte--Anaconda Historic District

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This Historic District, listed in 1961 only in Butte, was expanded in 2006 to include Walkerville and Anaconda. This made it the largest Historic District in the country in terms of number of contributing properties, which totals 6,013.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/3/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBIGGEST - Sandcastle on South Padre Island TX

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This Superlative, the largest sandcastle on South Padre Island is in front of the Tourist Information Center on Padre Boulevard about 1/3 mile north of Queen Isabella Causeway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Texas

date approved: 5/3/2014

last visited: 1/31/2014

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Brick Smokestack in the World - Anaconda, MT

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When the final brick was mortared into place on November 30, 1918, this smokestack stood 585.56 feet in height, the tallest in the world at the time. It narrowly escaped demolition with the rest of the Anaconda Smelter in 1980.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/2/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY-- Roadtunnel near Nordhalben/ BY/ Germany

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Here is the onliest Roadtunnel in Franconianforest

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 5/1/2014

last visited: 5/5/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Structure in Anaconda Area - Anaconda, MT

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This old log cabin was built in about 1865 by Alexander Glover, the first settler in the area, and was the first structure built in the Anaconda area. Amazingly, it survives to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - 4x4 Vehicle in the World.

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This converted School Bus is said to be the Largest 4x4 in the World. Used for Off-Road Safari and Eco-Tour takes tourists on a drive through Florida citrus groves and swampland. Located in Clermont, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST--Public Structure in Arkansas - Norfolk, Arkansas

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The Jacob Wolf House, located at Highway 5 and Fishermans Street in Norfolk, Arkansas, is a two-story "dog-trot" style log cabin near the confluence of the Norfolk and White Rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Twine Ball in the World

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World's largest ball of twine rolled by one person.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member msrubble

location: Minnesota

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFirst-Last-Only Frank Lloyd Wright Designed Building in Montana - Whitefish, MT

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This building was the first, last and only Lloyd Wright Designed Building ever built in the state of Montana. It was designed as a building for the medical practice of Drs. T L. Lockridge, John T Whalen and Bruce C. McIntyre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 4/24/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Church in Málaga, Spain

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Iglesia de Santiago is the oldest church in Malaga. Its foundation dates back to 1490.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 4/24/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Killer Bee in the World - Hidalgo TX

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This Superlative, the Largest Killer Bee in the World, is on East Texano Drive at the entrance to Hidalgo City Hall in Hidalgo, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Texas

date approved: 4/24/2014

last visited: 2/10/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST--Drug Store in Arkansas - Russellville, Arkansas

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This two-story red brick building is located at 121 North Commerce in Russellville, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Restaurant in the World - Madrid, Spain

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The world's Oldest Restaurant is located here, in Madrid near Plaza Mayor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 4/21/2014

last visited: never

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