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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Flattop Mountain in the World - Grand Mesa National Forest, CO

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Grand Mesa is the largest flattop mountain in the world. Many markers on the scenic byway tour drive explain how the mountain was formed and why it has a flattop. The above coordinates are from the visitor center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Grand Canyon Vista: Highest Viewpoint - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

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Point Imperial's viewpoint is the highest in Grand Canyon National Park at 8803 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOnly - Pre 1912 Wood Framed Government Building Still in Use in BC

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This courthouse is the last extant building designed by BC Government architect Evered Criddle and is the only pre-1912 wood frame courthouse in British Columbia still in use. When built it held jail cells and police offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest Civil War Monument - Murfreesboro, TN

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Built by Union soldiers in 1863

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/30/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - House in Mayfair - Stanhope Row, London, UK

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This Westminster City Council green plaque marks the site where "Mayfair's Oldest House" used to stand. The plaque is located over an archway on the north east side of Stanhope Row with the arch leading through to Shepher Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/30/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST Credit Union style Bank in Canada - South Rustico, PEI

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Situated in one of the oldest communities on Prince Edward Island, the Farmers' Bank was the forerunner of Credit Unions in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: 7/21/2015

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SuperlativesONLY -- Grist Mill in Oregon Still Grinding Flour - Butte Creek Mill - Eagle Point, OR

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A historical marker noted this historic flour mill with this superlative title.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Catholic Church on Prince Edward Island

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The first Catholic church built in Rustico, a log building, was erected in 1792. This church, built in 1838, was the third St. Augustine to be built on the site, replacing a second built in 1807.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 6/26/2015

last visited: 7/21/2015

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SuperlativesLongest continuously operating hotel in the United States - Boston, MA

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Now known as the Omni Parker House, a hotel has operated here since 1854.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/25/2015

last visited: 6/27/2015

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SuperlativesFIRST - Public Holocaust Memorial in Maine

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A beautiful monument in a beautiful setting, this memorial to holocaust victims has been placed in a green space at the west end of Longfellow Street in Portland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 6/24/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesEASTERNMOST - Lighthouse in the USA

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Built in 1858, this is one of the most distinctive and photographed of the Atlantic lighthouses, the one with the red and white stripes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 6/24/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Church in Spain dedicated to the Apostle James mother, Santa María Salomé - Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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A Medieval Church in the historic center of Santiago de Compostela, that, according to the Historical marker is the only church in Spain dedicated to the Apostle James mother.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 6/23/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Lighthouse featured on US Currency

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The first lighthouse to be featured on a piece of US currency, the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse stands guard at the end of a long peninsula at the entrance to Muscongus Bay and Johns Bay along the southeast coast of Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 6/23/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST Planetarium Dome in the State of Maine - Orono, ME

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The new $5.2 million Emera Astronomy Center at the University of Maine, Orono, opened in 2014, with a $1 million gift from Emera Maine. It is comprised of an observatory and this planetarium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 6/23/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Operating Episcopal Church in Maine

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The cornerstone of this church was laid on May 31, 1819 and on October 20, 1820, nearly a year and a half later, the completed church was consecrated.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST Church in Maine - Lewiston, Maine

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A massive granite faced building, this church was granted Basilica status in 2006. With substantial embellishment both inside and out, 31 years passed from the start of construction until completion on July 18th, 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Water Art Work Cascade - Hoogeveen NL

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The largest water art work named "Cascade" in The netherlands. Located in the main street in Hoogeveen, The Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Lutheran Church in Canada - Halifax, NS

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A Canadian National Historic Site, the Little Dutch (Deutsch) Church is the oldest known surviving church in Canada associated with the German Canadian community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- House in Canton, TX

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Built in 1886, the Blackwell House at 314 First Monday Lane (FM 859), is the oldest house in Canton, TX, built by early movers and shakers and donated to the city in 1988. It is now a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST Cave System in the World - Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, USA

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With more than 400 miles of known passageways, this is really a mammoth of a cave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Suspension Bridge in Maritime Canada

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The first large suspension bridge in Halifax over Halifax Harbour, the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge was opened to traffic on April 2, 1955.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2015

last visited: 6/18/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Anglican Church in North America

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A church of firsts and superlatives, this 265 year old wood framed church and Pro-Cathedral stands opposite the city hall at the south end of the Grand Parade, a civic square in downtown Halifax.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/16/2015

last visited: 6/18/2015

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SuperlativesBIGGEST -- cathedral between Cologne and the sea, Xanten, NRW, Germany

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Xanten Cathedral is the biggest cathedral between Cologne and the sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/10/2015

last visited: 6/6/2015

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SuperlativesMOST produce = CA

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THE SIGN SAYS "NUMBER ONE Farm State" California grows over 250 varieties and produces more of it to feed the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 6/9/2015

last visited: 6/9/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Commercial Elevator in Alberta

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We had searched for this one for some time. We have one more to find and we'll be happy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/8/2015

last visited: never

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