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SuperlativesTALLEST -- Church in Spain - Barcelona, Spain

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The still being built La Sagrada Família is the tallest church in Spain. When it is completed in 2026, it will be the tallest church in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 2/21/2016

last visited: 5/29/2016

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A Canadian National Historic site, the SS Acadia is the only ship to have served the Royal Canadian Navy in both the First and Second World Wars. She is now displayed on the Halifax Harbour alongside another CNHS ship, the HMCS Sackville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: 5/2/2016

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Canada's naval memorial and a Canadian National Historic site, The Sackville was built in St. John, NB during WW II to escort convoys across the Atlantic. The Sackville was retired for the second and final time in 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: 7/31/2013

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SuperlativesTallest - Building in Barcelona - Spain

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Torre Mapfre is a skyscraper in Port Olímpic, the maritime neighborhood of the Old City of Barcelona. With a height of 505 ft, Torre Mapfre is tied with its neighbour, Hotel Arts, for the title of the tallest building in Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: never

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Hotel Arts is a 44-storey, 483 room luxury hotel on the seafront of Barcelona, in Catalonia. With a height of 505 ft, Hotel Arts is tied with its neighbour, Torre Mapfre, for the title of the tallest building in Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 2/20/2016

last visited: 2/25/2016

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SuperlativesLargest - Universalist Church in the southeastern United States - Camp Hill, AL

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The First Universalist Church of Camp Hill was the largest Universalist church in the southeastern United States in the first half of the 20th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/19/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continually Used School in Montana

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Once Philipsburg had become the seat of Granite County, it felt it needed a school appropriate to its newfound stature. This it got in spades in the form of this grade school with very tall and very impressive bell tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/18/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHighest - Helipad in Spain

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Torre Mapfre is a skyscraper in Port Olímpic, the maritime neighborhood of the Old City of Barcelona. With a height of 505 ft, Torre Mapfre is tied with its neighbour, Hotel Arts, for the title of the tallest building in Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 2/18/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- US College Founded Expressly For Women, Denton TX

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Opened in 1902, the Girl's Industrial College at Denton TX was the only college expressly founded to educate women in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/17/2016

last visited: 6/11/2016

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SuperlativesMOST - Pealed bells in the world - Taylors Bellfoundry Campanile - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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The Taylor & Co foundry's own Campanile which contains the most pealed bells in the world, numbering 4203 valid peals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/16/2016

last visited: never

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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: 11/27/2015

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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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