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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Remaining School Building in Nevada - Glendale School - Sparks, NV

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This former one-room schoolhouse now resides along Victorian Avenue, a nice historical district with preserved railroad pieces and other monuments of history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Egyptian Revival Building in Montana

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Listed on the National Register on October 3rd, 2012, this one time bank was built in 1913 in the tiny community of Dayton, MT and survived until its closing in 1934.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Structure - Platt National Park - Sulphur, OK

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Constructed in 1909, the Lincoln Bridge is the OLDEST and FIRST structure completed in what is now the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: 5/25/2013

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Running Show - Cranbourn Street, London, UK

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The Agatha Christie memorial, that also serves as the 60th Anniversary of "The Mousetrap", takes the form of a book with a bust of Agatha Christie at its centre. When unveiled in November 2012 there had been 25000 performances of the show.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST artesian well in Oklahoma - Sulphur, OK

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At the time of its drilling in 1922, the Vendome Well was also the LARGEST artesian well in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: 5/25/2013

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SuperlativesHIGHEST -- Loop in Europe

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This is the highest loop in a roller coaster of Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: 9/10/2014

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Font cover in England - St Edmund's Church, Southwold, Suffolk

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1930's font cover by F E Howard, at 24ft high apparently the tallest in England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/18/2014

last visited: never

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Originally known as the Tanner house, this Queen Anne was built in 1906 by Dan Tanner for the exorbitant cost of $2,500. It is one of the few Queen Annes in Sandpoint and is the only house in Sandpoint with a tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Active Northern Pacific Railway Station - Sandpoint, ID

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Built by the Northern Pacific in 1916, this station is the only Gothic style railway in the state. Passenger service through this station continued until the beginning of AMTRAK on May 1, 1971.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOklahoma's FIRST strategic oil find - Edmond, OK

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The West Edmond Field lived out many superlatives at a time when the country really needed it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: 6/13/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Building in Montana - Fort Connah, MT

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On the east side of Highway 93, 3.3 miles south of Highway 212, which leads to Charlo, Montana, is a historical marker. Another half mile east southeast is the site of Fort Connah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: 7/12/2014

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SuperlativesFIRST - Phillips 66 Gas Station in Texas.

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A 1928 cottage style Phillips 66, Gas station, closed in 1970, restored in 1992 by the Old Route 66 Association of Texas. The first Gas station for Phillips Petroleum in Texas. The tiny gas station is located on the Westbound alignment of Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 6/5/2014

last visited: 11/23/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Stadium in Europe - Barcelona, Spain

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This is the largest soccer stadium in Europe, and one of the largest in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: 6/3/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST pharmacy in France - Pharmacie au Lys - Mulhouse, Alsace, France

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This listed Renaissance building in the center of Mulhouse is France's oldest pharmacy in continuous operation. -- Ce bâtiment de la Renaissance dans le centre de Mulhouse est la plus ancienne pharmacie de France en fonctionnement continue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST timbered house - Hannover, Germany

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The oldest timbered house in Hannover.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member me.ToString

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 6/2/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Hindu Temple in Singapore

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Built in 1827, the Sri Mariamman Temple is Singapore's oldest Hindu temple. It is an agamic temple, built in the Dravidian style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Singapore

date approved: 5/31/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Zoo in Indiana - Mesker Park Zoo - Evansville, IN

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The first zoo in the state of Indiana, opening in 1928

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23

location: Indiana

date approved: 5/30/2014

last visited: 6/1/2014

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Remaining Row of Grain Elevators in Alberta

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The longest row of elevators remaining in Alberta contains six elevators, with two pairs of twin elevators. The row of elevators is in southern Alberta, in the little town of Warner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 5/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLAST -- Extant Birthplace of an ALAMO Hero

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James Butler Bonham was born in this house in 1807.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: South Carolina

date approved: 5/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLongest - known runic inscription in stone - Rök , Ostergötland, Sweden

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The Rök Runestone features the longest known runic inscription in stone. It is located by the church in Rök, Östergötland, Sweden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Östergötland, Sweden

date approved: 5/28/2014

last visited: 10/21/2014

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SuperlativesSOUTHERNMOST - Lighthouse in Germany - Lindau (Bodensee), Bayern, Germany

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The southernmost lighthouse in Germany, located in Lindau on Lake Constance

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 5/26/2014

last visited: 8/1/2014

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SuperlativesLargest - Seljuk Caravanserai in Turkey

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Sultan Han is a large Seljuk Caravanserai located in the town of Sultanhani, Aksaray Province, Turkey. It is one of the three monumental caravanserais in the neighbourhood of Aksaray and is located about 40 km (25 mi) west of Aksaray on the road to Konya.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Turkey

date approved: 5/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Dam in Montana - Hungry Horse Dam

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Hungry Horse is a tall dam - 11th tallest in the U.S. at 564 feet. It is a concrete arch dam 2,115 feet long containing 3,086,200 yards of concrete. The powerhouse contains four 107 Megawatt generators, their combined output 428 MW.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/22/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Postsecondary School in Montana - Deer Lodge, MT

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Constructed in 1878, Trask Hall was the first building of Montana's first postsecondary school. It was later renamed after benefactor Alanson Trask. Closed in 1900, the school reopened in 1906 and closed forever in 1917.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/18/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest -- Butterfly Farm in Europe - 17449 Trassenheide/ Mecklenburg/ Deutschland

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The largest Butterfly Farm in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bianka11

location: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: 3/28/2013

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