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SuperlativesLARGEST - Working bell foundry in the World - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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John Taylor & Co is the world's LARGEST working bell foundry, located in Loughborough, Leicestershire. The Foundry also has a museum of bells and bellfounding which is the ONLY one of its kind in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Legislative Building in Canada - Halifax, NS

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Built in the early nineteenth century, Nova Scotia's Legislature Building has existed sufficiently long to have become the oldest Legislative Building in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: 7/31/2013

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SuperlativesLONGEST - UK Indoor Kart Track - Rippleside, London, UK

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Capital Karts is an indoor Kart racing circuit that has the longest track in the UK at 1050 metres. It is located to the east of Barking on the southside of the A13 road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Methodist Cemetery in Canada - Aulac, New Brunswick

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Point de Bute United Church Cemetery, originally a Methodist Cemetery, is located on Hwy. 16 about 3.5 km east of Aulac and is less than a kilometre north of the Nova Scotia border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - University of Cambridge Museum - Downing Street, Cambridge, UK

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The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences is the geology museum of the University of Cambridge. It is part of the Department of Earth Sciences and is located in Downing Street in central Cambridge. It is the oldest of the University of Cambridge museums.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/12/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTallest - Building in Barcelona - Spain

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Torre de Collserola is a uniquely designed tower located on the Tibidabo hill in Barcelona. It is 288 m high, making it Barcelona’s tallest building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 2/11/2016

last visited: 4/8/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - - Brick, Stone & Mortar Building in Southern California - San Gabriel, CA

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The building in question is Mission San Gabriel Arcangel...founded in 1771.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - City Hall in Atlantic Canada Still In Use

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Standing behind Phoenix Square, City Hall is an imposing three storey brick and stone building which has served continuously as Fredericton's city hall for 140 years as of 2016.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: 2/10/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Church in Roseburg - First Presbyterian Church of Roseburg, OR

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The First Presbyterian Church is the oldest church building in Roseburg, and is still used by the same congregation, originally organized on August 3, 1873, by Rev. William A. Smick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Capital City in Europe - Andorra la Vella, Andorra

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Andorra la Vella is the capital of the Principality of Andorra, and is located high in the east Pyrenees between France and Spain. Being at an elevation of 1,023 metres (3,356 ft), it is the highest capital city in Europe and a popular ski resort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Andorra

date approved: 2/7/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Victoria Memorial - City of Westminster, London, UK

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Monumental London's Victoria Memorial, devoted to the Queen Victoria, is with height 25 metres (82 ft) he tallest monument to a King or Queen in England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2016

last visited: 6/8/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Twinings Shop - Strand, London, UK

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In depicted house, located at London's Strand, You can find amazing Twinings' shop and museum of tea. It holds several interesting records: OLDEST commercial logo worldwide, OLDEST shop in Westminster, LONGEST London's standing rate-payer...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/29/2016

last visited: 1/30/2016

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SuperlativesFIRST/OLDEST - US Mill to Manufacture Woolen Garments - Uxbridge MA

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The Stanley Woolen Mill was the first US Mill to completely manufacture woolen garments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/28/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Statue of Columbus With a Beard in US - St. Louis, MO

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The sculptor did not want the beard

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/27/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST / OLDEST - Mill in US to use Power Looms - Uxbridge MA

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Capron Mill was a yarn mill in Uxbridge, MA and the first to use power looms in the US

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/27/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Eagles Aerie in its original building - Nelson, BC

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From 639 to 641 Baker Street all one will find is the Eagles Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/27/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSHORTEST - Lived Peerage - Holland Park Road, London, UK

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This London County Council blue plaque indicates that Lord Leighton, a painter, "lived and died here". The plaque is attached to the Leighton House Museum on the north west side of Holland Park Road. Leighton was bearer of the shortest-lived peerage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Adirondack Park NY

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Over 6,000,000 sq acres. km2. Of the 46 peaks, the highest elevation in the park is 4,000 ft. Many of the roadways are considered scenic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: New York

date approved: 1/18/2016

last visited: 2/28/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Iglesia de San Ignacio - Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Baroque Church of St. Ignatius De Loyola (Iglesia de San Ignacio De Loyola), the oldest church and building in Buenos Aires erected by Jesuits in 1675, is located in Bolívar street in Monserrat district of Buenos Aires.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Argentina

date approved: 1/18/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Urban Park in the Louisiana Purchase Territory - St. Louis, MO

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Established in 1836, or you can just say "Oldest Park West of the Mississippi"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/15/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Canadian National Historic Site - Annapolis, Royal, NS

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The oldest permanent settlement in North America north of the Gulf of Mexico, Port Royal, later Annapolis Royal, is the site of the oldest fort in Canada, Fort Anne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/14/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST-- Windmill in the world

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De Nolet (also known as Noletmolen) is a wind turbine in Schiedam

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Old Burial Hill - Marblehead MA

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The burial ground also contains the remains of a victim of the 1692 Salem Witch Trials

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - American-built Locomotive in New England

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The Lion is an 1846 locomotive, the oldest remaining American-built locomotive in New England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Train Station in the United States - Ellicott City, MD

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The oldest train station in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/3/2016

last visited: 8/2/2009

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