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Both a municipally and provincially registered historic site, the Quaker House is the last surviving of the dozen or so Quaker houses built in Dartmouth in the late eighteenth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 3/6/2016

last visited: never

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The Ross-Thomson House is one of several eighteenth century houses remaining near the Shelburne Harbour waterfront. It is today the only remaining eighteenth century store in Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 3/3/2016

last visited: never

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Once a thriving shipbuilding community, Shelburne has a single remaining dory shop from the shipbuilding era.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 3/3/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST -- Stretch of Berlin Wall outside Germany - Los Angeles, CA

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10 panels from the Berlin wall are located across the street from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/2/2016

last visited: never

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The grave of Padre Florencio Ibanez.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: 11/9/2014

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SuperlativesOnly - Bizzarrini Powered by a Lamborghini V-12 Engine - San Diego, CA

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Located in the San Diego Automotive Museum which is in San Diego's beautiful Balboa Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: 8/25/2015

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Lutheran Congregation in Canada - Lunenburg, NS

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The third Zion Lutheran Church in Lunenburg, built in 1890-91, the congregation dates back to the first days of settlement in Lunenburg, around the year 1753. This church is home to the oldest Lutheran congregation in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 2/29/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Church in Lunenburg - Lunenburg, NS

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Though now 130 years old, Central United Church is, save for one very new church, actually Lunenburg's newest church, as well as its largest, capable of seating over 1,000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 2/29/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Presbyterian Congregation in Canada - Lunenburg, NS

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Home of the oldest Presbyterian congregation in Canada, St. Andrew's stands on the site of the original Deutsch Reformed, or Calvinist, Church, which was built in 1769.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 2/29/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Theatre in Barcelona - Spain

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Teatro Principal is the oldest theatre in Barcelona, founded in 1579, built in 1601 and rebuilt several times, mainly in 1788 and again in 1848.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 2/29/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Single Orafice Fresh Water Spring in the U.S. - Van Buren, MO

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and one of the largest in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/28/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - City Terminus of London Underground - Monument Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque is on the south side of Monument Street close to the Monument. The plaque is in Monument Street with King William Street being about 20m to the west. The station was the first deep tube terminus in London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Roman Catholic Church in England - Westminster Cathedral, Victoria Street, London, UK

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Westminster Cathedral is located in a plaza on the south east side of Victoria Street in London. The cathedral is close to Victoria railway station and a short walk to the Houses of Parliament. It is the largest catholic church in England and Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2016

last visited: 3/26/2016

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SuperlativesOldest preserved horse car in the nation and more - IRM Union IL

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The 1859 North Chicago Street Railroad Car is the horse oldest horse drawn car in the nation according to the information sign. It is also the oldest rolling stock at the IRM and oldest surviving Chicago Transit Authority stock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/23/2016

last visited: never

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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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SuperlativesONLY - Ship to serve the Royal Canadian Navy in Both World Wars

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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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