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SuperlativesFASTEST - Steam Locomotive "Mallard" - National Railway Museum, York, UK

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Engine 4468 "Mallard" is one of the exhibits at the free-to-enter National Railway Museum in York. This iconic engine, in its blue livery, set a world speed record for a steam engine in July 1939 - the speed attained was 126 mile per hour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/14/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Ancient Monument in the City of Stoke-on-Trent - Minster Church of St Peter ad Vincula - Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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An ancient Anglo Saxon cross located in the churchyard of the Minster Church of St Peter ad Vincula in Stoke.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2017

last visited: 6/30/2017

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SuperlativesONLY - Horse drawn tramway in the world - Douglas, Isle Of Man

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Today the Douglas Horse Tramway is unique as the only Horse-drawn tramway in the World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 5/12/2017

last visited: 8/1/2017

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SuperlativesFIRST - LDS Temple built in Polynesia - Laie, HI

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Sometimes called the “Taj Mahal of the Pacific", this LDS Church Temple on the island of Oahu, Hawaii was dedicated in 1919. It was the first LDS Temple ever built in Polynesia (and the first one outside of the continental US).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Hawaii

date approved: 5/9/2017

last visited: 4/10/2017

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SuperlativesONLY - Church in Britain dedicated to St Kyneburgha - Castor, Cambridgeshire

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St Kyneburgha, Castor - in whose name this church is uniquely dedicated.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/7/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Faculté de médecine - Montpellier - France

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Créée au XIIe siècle, la Faculté de médecine de Montpellier est la plus ancienne Faculté de médecine en exercice au monde. Created in the 12th century, the Montpellier Faculty of Medicine is the oldest practicing medical school in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 5/6/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST -- Point in Arizona - Flagstaff, AZ

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The highest point in the state of Arizona is Humphrey's Peak.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/5/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Square in Paris - Place des Vosges

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[FR] L'ancienne place Royale de Paris, rebaptisée place des Vosges en 1800 est la place la plus ancienne de Paris. [EN] The Place des Vosges, originally Place Royale, is the oldest planned square in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/2/2017

last visited: 5/3/2017

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SuperlativesLargest Cherry Pie in the USA – Charlevoix, MI

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A passerby cannot miss seeing this mammoth pie tin, noted as the world’s largest Cherry pie.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/2/2017

last visited: 9/26/2017

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SuperlativesFIRST - purpose-built cinema on the Isle of Man - Douglas, Isle of Man

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The Strand Cimema was the first-purpose built cinema on the Isle of Man. It was built in 1913 to design by G K Temperley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 5/1/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - NWMP Post West of the Rockies - Fort Steele, BC

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Fort Steele is a large, mostly open air museum of local history, with both restored and reconstructed buildings, on the site of the original Fort Steele.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/1/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesEARLIEST - Complete Known Wheel in the Country - Flag Fen Archaeology Park - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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Wooden wheel found at 'Peterborough Pompeii' site where archaeologists found a perfectly preserved settlement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/1/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBIGGEST - Archaeological Chiller Unit in the Country - Flag Fen Archaeology Park - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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"Must Farm and Flag Fen sit at the very edge of a lost world…now is the time to uncover their secrets!" The Must Farm boats have now been brought to Flag Fen, where they are undergoing conservation by a team of world-class experts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/1/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Bluebonnet Tourist Camp - Austin, TX

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Although numerous courts and campgrounds were constructed in Austin during the 1930s, the Bluebonnet Tourist Camp is the only remaining example in Austin of such facilities.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/29/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - area of woodland in Stoke-on-Trent - Staffordshire.

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Hem Heath Woods are easily accessible woodlands and the largest area of woodland in Stoke-on-Trent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 4/29/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- African-American Baptist Congregation in Washington County, Brenham TX

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The Mount Rose Missionary Baptist Church in Brenham TX is the oldest African-American Baptist Congregation in the city

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/26/2017

last visited: 3/14/2017

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SuperlativesONLY -- Yakovlev Yak-9U in the United States

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One of many static aircraft displays located at the Museum of Flight at King County International Airport is the only Yak-9 in the United States and one of four remaining in the world. Admission fees apply.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Washington

date approved: 4/26/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Caméré curtain dam in the world

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Not only is St. Andrews Lock and Dam the LARGEST Caméré curtain dam in the world, it is also the ONLY Caméré curtain dam in North America. Further, the lock is the ONLY lock on the Canadian prairies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PM8

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 4/24/2017

last visited: 8/26/2017

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SuperlativesFASTEST -- Flight from New York to Seattle on Record

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One of many static aircraft displays located at the Museum of Flight at King County International Airport and the last Concorde to make a commercial flight before the fleet was retired permanently. Admission fees apply.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Washington

date approved: 4/22/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest Lighthouse in Germany - Travemünde/ Schleswig-Holstein

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Here you can see the oldest lighthouse in Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bianka11

location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

date approved: 4/19/2017

last visited: 2/26/2012

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SuperlativesEARLIEST Jewish Home in North America - Newburgh NY

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The Gomez Mill House is over 300 years old, it is the earliest known surviving Jewish dwelling in North America and the oldest home in Orange County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 4/19/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST city in North Rhine-Westphalia - Germany

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Heimbach is a town in the district of Düren in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, in the Rureifel in the national park Eifel. It is the smallest city in North Rhine-Westphalia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/15/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Surviving - Creamery Covered Bridge - Brattleboro VT

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Built in 1879, it is Brattleboro's last surviving 19th-century covered bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Vermont

date approved: 4/15/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST castle on the Middle Rhine - Burg Liebenstein - Kamp-Bornhofen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Burg Liebenstein bei Kamp-Bornhofen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 4/11/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST preserved Castle Complex - Burg Sterrenberg - Kamp-Bornhofen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Burg Sterrenberg bei Kamp-Bornhofen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 4/11/2017

last visited: 4/12/2017

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