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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Hospital in Paris

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L'hôtel Dieu est le plus ancien hôpital de la capitale / Hôtel Dieu is the oldest hospital of Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: 7/25/2013

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L'horloge de la Conciergerie, plus vieille de Paris / Conciergerie clock, oldest in Paris

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: 7/19/2001

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SuperlativesLongest - Surfboard of douglas fir and redwood - San Jose, CA

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A surfboard in San Jose, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Chateau of France

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Château de Brissac, situé à quelques kilomètres au sud d'Angers. Brissac Chateau, located at the south of Angers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 2/3/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Church in Ashland - Trinity Episcopal Church

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Erected in 1894, Trinity Episcopal Church is Ashland's oldest church and the only parish still under the denomination for which it was built.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/2/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Ancient Order of Hibernians Division in Montana

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This is the second AOH hall in Anaconda, the first, one block east, having burned in 1979. At that time the Hibernians took over this 1940s building. Apparently this building was built in two stages, the first in about 1915.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 1/27/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - All Concrete Structure in Sandpoint, ID

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The 1927 Panida Theater is number fifteen on the list of fifteen contributing buildings which comprise the Sandpoint Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/27/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Boeing 747 - Seattle, WA

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The 747, the 350 ton behemoth that some thought (like the Spruce Goose) was just too darned BIG to fly, was rolled out by Boeing on September 30, 1968 and took to the air for the first time on February 9, 1969.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Weather Vane in the Similkimeen

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This CT-133 Silver Star was restored and mounted at the entrance to the Princeton Regional Airport in 2012, thanks to the time and effort of a group of dedicated aviation enthusiasts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLOWEST OF THE HIGH POINTS in the United States - Lakewood, FL

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At 345 feet, Florida's high point is the lowest high point in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/15/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Building on Garrison Ave., Ft Smith AR

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Marble hall is the oldest building on Garrison Avenue in downtown Fort Smith AR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/15/2015

last visited: 1/16/2015

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SuperlativesONLY - Anglican Church in the City of Vernon, BC

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All Saints is the only Anglican Church in the city of Vernon, but is quite a large church. It stands on the east side of 27th Street, just north of 32nd Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/12/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Brick School in the BC Interior

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When built in 1893 this school cost the city of Vernon the exorbitant amount of $5,000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Municipal Building in Mainland BC

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Completed in 1898, this is the oldest remaining municipal building on the mainland of British Columbia. It was the town hall for the Village of Kaslo, British Columbia for around 110 years. The village offices are now in the old Government

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/5/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Kaslo, BC

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St. Andrews will be 121 years old this year. It is the oldest in Kaslo, the next oldest being the nearby St. Mark´s Anglican Church, which held its first services on Sunday, November 10, 1895.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/5/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Balfour, BC

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The oldest church in the area, St Michael's Anglican is at 8551 Busk Road in Balfour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/5/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Steam Locomotive - Cheyenne, WY

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The 'Big Boy 4004' was the largest successful steam engine series in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Building in St. Ignatius, MT

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St. Ignatius, the very large and impressive Jesuit Mission, built in 1891, was sufficiently influential in the area that the town of St. Ignatius grew up around it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 1/2/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- DC Boundary Cornerstone - Alexandria, VA

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The first survey stone laid out by surveyors in the late 1700's was placed here to mark the 10 x10 mile diamond of DC. The stone now lies in Virginia, after the Virginia side of the Potomac wanted it's land back.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Sorority in Montana

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This is the home of the first sorority at the first university in Montana, the Beta Phi Chapter of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, on Gerald Avenue four blocks west of the University of Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Building in Appomattox - Appomattox, VA

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The oldest building in Appomattox is the Clover Hill Tavern, near the site where the Civil War ended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: 4/7/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Art Museum in MT, WY, ID, ND and SD

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There were five buildings built on the U of M campus in the years 1935 to 1939. This building housed the first art museum in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and both North and South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Lake West of the Mississippi

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If we assume Red Lake in Minnesota and Lake of the Woods to be north of the Mississippi River as opposed to west of it, Flathead Lake would be the largest natural lake in the U.S. west of the Mississippi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - existing bottle of wine - Historisches Museum der Pfalz - Speyer/Germany

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Oldest existing bottle of wine. Der älteste erhaltene Traubenwein der Welt.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - State Forest in Montana

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Stillwater State Forest, Montana's first state forest, came into being in 1918. In 1922 construction began on Stillwater Ranger Station, one of Montana's first. It remained the state's only major ranger station until 1954. How it came to be follows.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: never

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