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SuperlativesOLDEST - operating neon sign in Prague, Praha, CZ

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White Swan - artistic logo of the department store opened in 1939 is the oldest functional neon sign in Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: 1/29/2014

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SuperlativesSHORTEST -- Interstate streetcar line, Breckenridge MN

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A small granite block historic marker and some old rails are all that remain of the Breckenridge-Wahpeton Street railway company, the shortest interstate streetcar line in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Minnesota

date approved: 12/17/2013

last visited: 12/19/2013

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- Climbing Wall in the World - BaseCamp - Reno, NV

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The world's tallest climbing wall is located at the former Fitzgerald's Casino building along S Virginia Street in downtown Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/17/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Town named "Humansville" - Humansville, MO

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Judge Human was a pioneer who lived in several places in Tennessee and Illinois before settling in Polk County, Missouri in the 1830's. He discovered the "Big Spring," around which Humansville, Missouri was founded.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/17/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Working Lighthouse in the USA - Sandy Hook, NJ

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Sandy Hook Light, built in 1764, is the oldest working lighthouse in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/16/2013

last visited: 9/8/2010

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SuperlativesLONGEST -- State Park in Oregon - OC&E Woods Line State Trail

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At over 105 miles, the OC&E Woods Line State Trail starts its long journey right here at the main trailhead in Klamath Falls, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/13/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Pelota Fronton in the Pacific Northwest

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The Basque Pelota Fronton on Grove Street in Boise is the largest fronton in the Pacific Northwest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Idaho

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST building in town -- Big Spring TX

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This building at 121 Main Street is downtown Big Spring is connected to this town's most famous larger than life figure and also is the first permanent building built in town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/30/2013

last visited: 5/25/2013

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SuperlativesOnly Union Owned Cemetery in the Country - Mt. Olive IL

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On Old US Route 66, in addition to over 1 thousand miners grave sites, it is also the location of the United Miner Workers "Battle of Virden" Memorial, and the Monument and grave of "Mother" Jones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/27/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST collection of prison items

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Det tidligere statsfængsel i Horsens er i dag et museum og her findes verdens største fængselssamling - former state prison is today a museum and the world's largest collection of prison items is to be found here

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: 7/31/2013

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SuperlativesWorlds Largest Tank Car - St. Louis MO

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Worlds Largest Tank Car on display at the National Transportation Museum St. Louis MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTallest - Building in Africa - Johannesburg, South Africa

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At 223 meters (732 ft), the Carlton Centre is the tallest building in Africa, about 40m shy of featuring on the world’s top 100 skyscrapers list.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Gauteng, South Africa

date approved: 11/24/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Shared YMCA-YWCA - Spokane, WA

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This combination YMCA-YWCA is on North Monroe Street in Spokane, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/23/2013

last visited: 1/9/2014

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SuperlativesFIRST - Hydro Project Built by a PUD - Ione, WA

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This hydroelectric project is the fourth to last hydro project on the Pend Oreille River before it meets the Columbia River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 1/9/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - FIRST - Operational Hydro Facility - Spokane, WA

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This Hydroelectric Development is right in the heart of downtown Spokane, the first to be built on the Spokane River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 4/2/2014

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SuperlativesFIRST - Permanent White Settlement in Washington - Spokane, WA

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This stone monument marks the site of the first non-native settlement in the states of Washington and Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: 1/9/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Bear in the World, Alder Creek, Clackamas County, Oregon

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Not the Polar Bear, but the Ivy Bear is reputedly 'The Largest Bear in the World'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Oregon

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTallest - Building in the U.S. - NYC, NY

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An arbitration decided that the World Trade Center's spire should count in deciding height...making this taller than Chicago's Willis Tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 11/14/2013

last visited: 11/8/2013

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SuperlativesLargest White Basswood Tree - St. Louis, MO

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This Basswood is the “largest known tree of its species in the United States of America.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/14/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Newspaper West of the Brazos River: The Albany News, Albany TX

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The weekly Albany News has been covering rural Shackelford County and West Texas since 1883. That makes it the oldest paper west of the Brazos.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/8/2013

last visited: 7/14/2013

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SuperlativesOldest Remaining Building in Palm Springs - Palm Springs, CA

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"The McCallum Adobe, the oldest remaining building in Palm Springs, was built in 1885 for John and Emily McCallum, the area's first white settlers."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 11/8/2013

last visited: 3/26/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - church in Wien - Austria

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St. Rupert's Church (German: Ruprechtskirche) is a Romanesque church in Vienna, Austria. Traditionally considered to be the oldest church in Wien

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 11/8/2013

last visited: 3/30/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Operating Theater In West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginia

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The Victoria Theater a former movie and vaudeville theater now live performance theater is the oldest operating theater in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/3/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Canal Tunnel in United States, Lebanon, PA

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This canal tunnel is the oldest in the United States; it opened to vessel traffic in 1827.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST- restaurant in Slovakia: "Levocský dom" in Košice

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Levocský dom (Levoca House), the oldest and best preserved Gothic secular building in Košice, is also the oldest known tavern in Slovakia continuously performing its function until today...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Košický kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 1/20/2014

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