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SuperlativesTALLEST - Sculpture in the World - Dublin, Ireland

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The spire was erected in 2003 for the Millennium! Well the plan was to have it ready for the Millennium but legal arguments delayed it. The Spire can be seen from almost all over Dublin. It is reported to be the tallest sculpture in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: 6/12/2016

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SuperlativesFIRST - City Forester of Fort Worth - Fort Worth, TX

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Morrison is noted for being Fort Worth’s first City Forester, beginning Jan. 1926. His most prominent works were an arboretum and a nationally-recognized municipal rose garden in Rock Springs Park, which later became Ft. Worth Botanic Garden in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: 4/10/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Guysborough, NS

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Dedicated on August 28, 1858 as a Methodist Church, this was the second Methodist church to be built in Guysborough and is now the oldest active church in Guysborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/10/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Disney Owned Hotel - Anaheim, CA

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This was the oldest hotel to be owned by the Disney company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Olive Tree & Grapevine -- Mission San Gabriel Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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A sign at a 160-year-old olive tree details its history and that of an ancient grapevine growing nearby in this part of the Mission San Gabriel garden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: 3/10/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Operating Maternity Hospital in the World - Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

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The Rotunda Hospital, formerly known as the Dublin Lying-In Hospital, is located on the north west side of Parnell Street close to the Parnell Monument in Dublin. Founded in 1745 it is the oldest continuously operating maternity hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Unaltered Methodist Church in Nova Scotia

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A meeting house style building with a small bell tower and steeple inset in the front façade, this church has greeted worshipers for 195 years, as of 2016.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Tennis Museum - Church Road, London, UK

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The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is located on the north east side of the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Church Road with entry being through Gate 4. The museum is open daily 10am to 5.30pm (including weekends and Bank Holidays).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Continuously Operating Bookshop Site - Trinity Street, Cambridge, UK

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The Cambridge University Bookshop is located on the east side of Trinity Street in Cambridge. It has changed owners over the years but has served continuously as a bookshop since the 1580s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/3/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Museum on Prince Edward Island - Montague, PEI

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One of only three built by the federal government on PEI in the 1880s, this building served Montague as a post office from 1888 to 1954. It is associated with three well known architects; Thomas Fuller, David Stirling and William Critchlow Harris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 4/3/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - LEGO Brick Model Ship in the World

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This exact replica of the Queen Mary created with LEGOs claims to be the world's longest LEGO brick model ship. Admission costs required.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/3/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesDRIEST in US, LOWEST in N America, HOTTEST in world -- Death Valley NP CA

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Death Valley is the driest place in the US, the lowest place in N America, and the hottest place in the world! WOW

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 3/31/2016

last visited: 3/6/2016

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SuperlativesBUSIEST -- Airport in Nevada - Las Vegas, NV

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The largest and most busiest airport in the state is located in sin city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 3/30/2016

last visited: 3/4/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- National Park in the Continental US, Death Valley National Park CA

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Death Valley National Park is the largest national park in the Continental United States

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 3/29/2016

last visited: 3/6/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Capstone, Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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The Tinkinswood lime stone capstone is the largest known capstone in Europe and would have taken 200 men to lift it to its current position, which they did 6000 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST- Railroad locomotive in the world -St. Louis MO

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Union Pacific's Centennial locomotive 6944

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest Nécropole de l'imigration Russe, Ste Geneviève des Bois, Essonne, France

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Le Cimetière de Liers est la plus grande nécropole de l'émigration russe au monde / The Liers Cemetery is the largest cemetery of the Russian emigration in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: 3/24/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Electric Co-Op in the US, Johnson City TX

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The State historic marker at the Perdinales Electric Cooperative HQ tells how the boy who grew up across the street brought electric power to the Texas Hill Country, and created what is the USA's largest electric cooperative.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: 12/20/2015

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Hiking Path Footbridge Geierlay - Mörsbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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The suspension bridge Geierlay (official name) or short Geierlay is a pedestrian rope bridge between villages Hunsrücker Mörsdorf and Sosberg. They crossed the river valley Mörsdorfer and, with its 360 m length as the longest suspension bridge in Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: 5/21/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Protestant Church in Orange County - Costa Mesa, CA

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This church is the oldest Protestant Church building in the county!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/23/2016

last visited: 7/4/2016

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SuperlativesONLY - Brick font in Norfolk - Potter Heigham, Norfolk, England

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A 15th century brick built baptism font in St Nicholas' church, Potter Heigham, Norfolk, England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - State Building in Maryland - Annapolis, MD

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The oldest state building in Maryland is the Old Treasury Building, on the grounds of the current capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/18/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Remaining Riverine Lighthouse in Virginia - Alexandria, VA

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The Jones Point Lighthouse is located just above the nation's oldest monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Brick Building in Charlottetown, PEI

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Built of brick in 1832 to 1834 by the wife of the owner of a brickyard, this building was the only one in the area to survive the 1857 fire which razed the rest of the block.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Bridge in the United States that Crosses Three Jurisdiction Borders - Washington, DC

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Other superlatives of the bridge include shortest segment of Interstate Highway along state lines. The bridge is in three jurisdiction. The Commonwealth of Virginia on the west, the State of Maryland on the east. The District of Colombia in between.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/16/2016

last visited: never

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