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SuperlativesLARGEST - All Masonry Aqueduct In Britain - Lancaster, UK

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The Lune aqueduct was built in 1797 to carry the Lancaster Canal over the River Lune and was built completely out of stone. A plaque at the base of the aqueduct tells us that is the largest all masonry aqueduct in Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/10/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST pier on the island of Rügen - Seebrücke Sellin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

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With 394 meters long the Sellin pier is the longest pier on the island Rügen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

date approved: 8/10/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesThe OLDEST hall church in the Rhineland, St. Laurentius in Ahrweiler - NRW / Germany

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The oldest hall church in the Rhineland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 8/10/2016

last visited: 8/20/2016

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SuperlativesThe OLDEST building in Ahrweiler - NRW / Germany

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The oldest building in town Ahrweiler.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: 8/23/2016

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SuperlativesTALEST - Glockenturm von St. Jakob - Villach - Kärten - Austria

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Höchster Kirchturm in Kärnten TALEST bell tower in Kärnten

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Kärnten, Austria

date approved: 8/6/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Mission in Alta California - San Juan Bautista, CA

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Founded in 1797, this was the 15th Mission established in California...and it is the largest. It is also the ONLY Mission to have three aisles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2016

last visited: 11/9/2014

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SuperlativesFIRST -- Permanent IMAX Theatre in the World

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The location of the world's first Permanent IMAX Theatre

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/1/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Pub on the Island - The Ferry House, Ferry Street, London, UK

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The Ferry House, at the southern end of the Isle of Dogs, claims to be "The Oldest Pub on the Island". The "island" being the Isle of Dogs with quick reference to a map showing that it is not an island at all but does have water on three sides.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/31/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Documented Brick Building in the Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego, CA

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Located at 527 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/27/2016

last visited: 7/22/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Victoria, PEI

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The oldest church building in Victoria, what was most recently the Victoria United Church was erected by the Wesleyan Methodist congregation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 7/25/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Moncton, NB

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Built in 1821, the Free Meeting House was Moncton's first public building and has survived to remain Moncton's oldest public building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/17/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Surviving Gateway in Roman Britain - Balkerne Gardens, Colchester, UK

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The Balkerne Gate is located in the Roman Wall of Colchester on the west side of the town. Believed to have been originally built as a monumental arch it was later incorporated into the Roman wall. It is the oldest surviving gateway in Roman Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST- Maintained Pass in Washington State

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Seventeen miles east of Republic and twenty six miles west of Kettle Falls, the Sherman Pass Summit is the high point along the Sherman Pass Scenic Byway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/12/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest & Largest - Public Park in Hawaii

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Queen Kapiolani Regional Park is the largest and oldest public park in Hawaii, located in Honolulu, on the east end of Waikiki just beyond Kuhio Beach Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 7/11/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesEARLIEST - Christian Church in Britain - Butt Road, Colchester, UK

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The remains of this church and graveyard, built in the 4th century, were unearthed in the 1980s during excavations for a new police station. The site is at the junction of Southway and Butt Road just to the west of the police station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/11/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST Official Use of "Flower Mound" - Flower Mound, TX

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Established in 1854, the Flower Mound Presbyterian Church was the first entity to officially use the name "Flower Mound", the beginning of the end for the name "Long Prairie". They are located at 1501 Flower Mound Rd, Flower Mound, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/7/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBUSIEST -- Subway Station in NYC - New York, NY

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A large subway station directly under times square. Can't image what it must be like on New Years Eve. In 2015, it served more than 16 million passengers. That's larger than some airports.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/7/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Brick House in Colville, WA

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At 300 East Birch Avenue, on the corner of Birch and South Elm Street, the DuPuis House was the first brick house to be erected in Colville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Surviving Operating Theatre in the UK - St Thomas Street, London, UK

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The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret, is in the old church of St Thomas Apostle, close to Guy's Hospital and London Bridge station. Dating from 1822 it is the oldest surviving operating theatre in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 10/5/2016

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SuperlativesLONGEST Named Thing in America - Webster MA

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Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg is located in Webster MA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 11/21/2016

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SuperlativesONLY - Building to serve as a U.S. Consulate to California - Monterey, CA

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This plaque is located at the home of Thomas O. Larkin. who served as the U.S. Consul to Alta California when it was under Mexican rule.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 11/5/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Wood Frame Building in Republic, WA

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The second oldest building in the city of Republic, the Creaser Hotel is the oldest wood frame building in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/4/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- U.S. National Monument to LGBT Rights - New York, NY

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America's newest national park. The national monument includes the Stonewall Inn and the nearby Christopher Park and Christopher Street, renamed Stonewall Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/4/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - State Park in Washington

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Ranald MacDonald State Park is a 100 square foot park which surrounds the grave site of Ranald MacDonald, recognized as the first English teacher in Japan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Brick School in Continuous Use in Washington State

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A fine looking and well built school, Orient School opened on October 1st 1910 as a grades 1 to 12 school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/1/2016

last visited: never

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