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SuperlativesFIRST - Transatlantic radio connection between The Netherlands and North America

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Vanuit dit gebouw maakte radiopionier Henk Jesse de eerste transatlantische radioverbinding tussen Nederland en Noord-Amerika. From this building radio pioneer Henk Jesse made the first radio connection between the Netherlands and North America

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member team Hebbes

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 11/13/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuous Agricultural Fair - Brooklyn, CT

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Brooklyn, Connecticut is the home of the Nation's oldest continuous agricultural fair, held annually since 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: 5/6/2013

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- grotto in the world

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The Grotto of the Redemption is the largest grotto in the world. It is comprised of nine separate grottos, each depicting a scene in the life of Jesus. It is constructed out of rock, precious stones and petrified wood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wardnkathy

location: Iowa

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Water Driven Flour Mill - Kettle Falls, WA

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This is the site of the oldest water driven grist mill, or flour mill, in the Pacific Northwest. It was constructed around 1826 by the Hudson's Bay Company on the Colville River, 1/2 mile south of present day Kettle Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: 3/25/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Used Waterpower - Kettle Falls, WA

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This is the site of the oldest continuously used waterpower source in the US west of the Mississippi. It has been in use continuously from 1826, providing power for a grist mill, a sawmill and a hydroelectric project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: 3/25/2014

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SuperlativesONLY -- Dreadnought-Type Battleship Built on the Pacific Coast - U.S.S. California

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This false and misleading superlative caption is etched on a plaque above the bell as well as mentioned in inlaid letters on a pillar that supports the bell and is located in Capitol Park near the state capitol in Sacramento, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Wooden Church at Czech Republic, Broumov.

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Oldest wooden Church at Czech Republic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/15/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST producing grape vine in Southern Hemisphere, Cape Town

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This sturdy old vine is believed to have been planted in 1771.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Western Cape, South Africa

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - cemetary of Belgium

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Stefanshof or Höfe Mathonet is considered the smallest cemetery of Belgium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Liège, Belgium

date approved: 10/11/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - university in The Netherlands.

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Oldest university in the Netherlands located at Rapenburg in Leiden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/9/2013

last visited: 12/11/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Thirst Parlor in Nevada

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The Old Genoa Bar is the oldest continuously operating libations dispensary in the state of Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: 1/23/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Existing Protestant Church Building in Utah

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The Corinne Methodist Episcopal Church is the oldest Protestant church still in existence in Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Log Cabin in Southern Utah

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The oldest log cabin in Southern Utah is now on display in the outdoor exhibit yard at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum in Cedar City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: 9/15/2010

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SuperlativesLargest - Church in the World - St. Peter's Basilica - Vatican City State

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St. Peter's Basilica is almost twice as large as the 2nd largest church 20,139 square meters with Brazil's National Cathedral in second with 12,000 square meters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 10/6/2013

last visited: 2/22/2014

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SuperlativesMOST - 50 Year Old Concrete Streets In The U.S.A. - Fort Smith AR

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This monument, on the north lawn of the Sebastian County courthouse, celebrates a large milestone for the city achieved in 1913.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest Church in Italy - The Duomo - Milan, Italy

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The fifth largest church in the World... the Duomo is the largest in Italy. (The largest church in the world, St. Peter's Basilica is in the Vatican City State.)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: 10/8/2012

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SuperlativesONLY: Class II Rapids in Florida at Hillsborough River State Park - Thonotosassa, Florida

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Class II rapids in Florida? You bet, at Hillsborough River State Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member the federation

location: Florida

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: 10/7/2013

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Uncle Sam in the World - Lake George, NY

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The World's tallest statue of Uncle Sam is located outside the Magic Forest amusement park in Lake George, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Oyster in the World

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South Bend, WA. bills itself as the Oyster Capital of the World.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: Washington

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSTEEPEST –- Canal Lock Staircase in Britain – Bingley, UK

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This staircase lock is on The Leeds Liverpool Canal which connects the inland City of Leeds with the port City of Liverpool.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Surviving Home in the Township - Pennsauken, NJ

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This is the Burrough-Dover House, built in 1710, last enlarged in 1793. Its partisans in the Pennsauken Historical Society call it the oldest surviving home in the township.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 9/7/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Standing Industrial Feature in South Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

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Also called the Southwark Shot Tower and the Philadelphia Shot Tower, it is the oldest standing industrial feature in South Philadelphia, as well as one of the last towers of its kind in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/6/2013

last visited: 9/23/2013

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SuperlativesHEAVIEST -- Mackinaw Trout Caught in Utah

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On June 4, 1988, Kurt Bilbey caught a Mackinaw Trout weighing a record 51 pounds, 8 ounces, in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST -- Covered Bridge in Lancaster County - Ronks, PA

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The Herr's Mill Bridge is the county's longest covered bridge, crossing both Pequea Creek and the mill race that once drove the waterwheel that turned the mill's grindstones. The bridge is 178 feet long (54 m).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Dahlia Grower in the Nation, Canby, OR

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Swan Island Dahlia boast of being the Nation’s Leading & Largest Dahlia Grower. Thier sign proudly proclaims their farm as the Dahlis Growing Capital of America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: 9/9/2013

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