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SuperlativesOLDEST - Outdoor Swimming Pool in BC - Rossland, BC

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It turns out that the Rossland's swimming pool is not only a heritage site but the oldest outdoor pool in BC. Whoda thunk it? Easy to find, it's right beside the city hall at 1869 Columbia Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST wooden walled fortification in North America - Fort Meigs, Perrysburg, Ohio

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LARGEST wooden wall built fortification and largest reconstructed wooden walled fortification in North America, Fort Meigs is located in Perrysburg, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/27/2014

last visited: 8/20/2012

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Though the Windsor Hotel was built in 1896, the present Windsor Hotel dates from 1899, when it was rebuilt after a fire virtually destroyed the original hotel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLAST - Hangar used in WW1

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Hangar 9, Brooks AFB, is the last U.S. Air Force hangar used during World War 1 and is the oldest U.S. Air Force aircraft storage and repair facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 10/25/2014

last visited: 10/29/2014

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SuperlativesTALLEST Building in Waco, TX

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It is 22 stories tall and when completed it was the TALLEST building in the Texas. For many years it held the title of the TALLEST building south of the Mason-Dixon line and the TALLEST building west of the Mississippi.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY- town in the world named St. Patrick - St. Patrick, MO

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Only town in the world named for the Irish patron saint

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/22/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Wood Frame Church in Anaconda

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This little wood frame church was originally built by Swedish Lutheran Dissenters in 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLa plus grosse tarte du Québec,Ste-Dorothée,Laval.Québec.

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La plus grosse tarte du Québec, Ste-Dorothée, Laval. The biggest pie of Quebec, Ste-Dorothée, Laval.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member colibris7

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesWorld's Oldest Tennis Court

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Built for James V of Scotland, and still in use today…have a quick game of tennis at the Falkland Palace Royal Tennis Club!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dnrseekers

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: 5/18/2014

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SuperlativesDEEPEST of the Finger Lakes - Seneca Lake, New York

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deepest of the Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake, New York, USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: New York

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST -- Church in Australia

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Autralia's smallest church in Australind W.A.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Standing Pre-WWI Passenger Terminal in the City, Shreveport LA

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Built in 1910, the Central Station is the only surviving rail depot of the passenger rail era in Shreveport. It was added to the US National Register of historic places in 1991.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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SuperlativesOldest Volcano woodstove in CA - El Dorado Co. CA

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Manufactured in Jacksonville Florida. Hope they waited until a train could bring it to Nevada. When there was no electricity, this was the primary source to heat a room, cook meals, hot water always ready.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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Europes fastes elevator in one of Berlin's tallest buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: 5/10/2013

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SuperlativesTALLEST Dam in USA - Oroville, California

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At 770 feet (230 m) high, the Oroville Dam on the Feather River is the tallest dam in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/6/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Swing Ride on the Planet - Agawam, MA

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The New England Sky Screamer, the tallest swing ride on the planet, is located in Six Flags New England in Agawam, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Wooden Structure in Dover, Delaware

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The John Bell Office, the oldest wooden building in Dover

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Home in Anaheim - Anaheim, CA

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A small house, at a small historic park in downtown Anaheim.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: 1/10/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Fruit & Veg Market in London - Borough Market, London, UK

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This Borough of Southwark blue plaque, to Borough Market, the oldest fruit and veg market in London, is attached to a wall within the market close to the market bell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/1/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY combination Romano/British church in England, Faversham, UK

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These ruins of a stone church are advertised as "the ONLY Christian building in England to incorporate within its fabric the remains of a 4th-century Romano-British pagan mausoleum."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST covered bridge in Michigan - Centreville, Michigan

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a covered bridge located on the northwest corner of Covered Bridge and Schweitzer Roads, near the town of Centreville (Michigan) USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Gas Well in the World

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Everything is big in Texas, and this one is 275 miles long and 90 miles wide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Railway Station in London - Deptford High Street, London, UK

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Deptford railway station is the oldest working station in London having opened in February 1836 with a service to/from Spa Road in Bermondsey - now closed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Perry-Mansfield School of Theatre and Dance - Steamboat Springs, CO

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Established in 1914, the school/camp is the oldest, continuously operating, modern dance camp in the United States. They moved to this secluded location after too many 'peeping-toms' in Denver!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLa plus grosse chaise du Québec, St-Rose,Québec.

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La plus grosse chaise du Québec, St-Rose,Québec. The biggest chair in the Quebec St-Rose, Quebec

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member colibris7

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/19/2014

last visited: never

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