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SuperlativesOLDEST - Building in the Bozeman Main Street Historic District

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On the south side of East Main Street, this two storey brick building remains much as it was when completed in 1872, 1940,1972 - take your pick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

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The Chinatown centered on Grant Avenue and Stockton Street in San Francisco, is the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese enclave outside Asia. It is one of the top tourist attractions in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: 11/4/2017

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The first major irrigation project to be undertaken in Canada, the Galt Canal opened vast amounts of previously arid Southern Alberta to agriculture. Still in operation, the canal remains the oldest irrigation canal in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Orthodox Parish in the Contiguous United States - San Francisco

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Holy Trinity Cathedral is located at 1520 Green St & Van Ness in San Francisco, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST Lutheran church in Frankfurt am Main - Hessen / Germany

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St. Catherine's is the LARGEST Lutheran church in Frankfurt

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: 11/25/2017

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Fullerton Public Park - Fullerton, CA

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Amerige Park is the oldest public park in Fullerton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/8/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST lake in Rhineland-Palatinate - Laacher See, RP, Germany

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Laacher See near Glees.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 7/7/2017

last visited: 9/12/2017

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Railroad Museum - DB-Museum Nürnberg, Germany, BY

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This is the 'DB-Museum' in Nürnberg, Germany, Bayern. It is the official railroad museum of the 'Deutsche Bahn'. It can be found at the 'Lessingstraße 6' nearby to the opera. It is the oldest railroad museum in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 7/7/2017

last visited: never

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The original site of St. Mary's Mission, what little remains of Fort Owen has become Fort Owen State Park, a historic site and museum detailing the story of the first St. Mary's Mission and of Fort Owen itself.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/6/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Twin Towers in the World.

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Petronas Twin Towers - Were the tallest buildings in the World from 1998 to 2004, but remain the tallest Twin Towers in the World. There is a sky-bridge at level 41 & an observation deck at floor 86. The Towers are located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Malaysia

date approved: 7/5/2017

last visited: 7/12/2017

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SuperlativesONLY - Foucault Pendulum in the state of Montana

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The only one in Montana, this 40 foot long Foucault Pendulum resides in a bank, installed by the banker who once saw one as a young man touring Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/5/2017

last visited: never

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Salesforce Tower, formerly known as the Transbay Tower, is a 1,070-foot (326 m) office skyscraper under construction located at 415 Mission Street in downtown San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2017

last visited: never

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Lotta's Fountain is a historical fountain located at the intersection of Market, Geary and Kearny Streets in downtown San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/4/2017

last visited: 11/4/2017

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This two toned temple shows but two colours: bright red painted brick and bright white painted sills, keystones and pilaster capitals and bases. Built at a cost of $25,000, the synagogue was dedicated February 26, 1904.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/3/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Butte, MT

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In part the oldest standing church in Butte, St. John's was built in 1881, restored in 1921, the chancel enlarged and the chapel added in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/3/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Limestone bridge in Europe

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Mit 482 m Länge ist die Gewölbebrücke "Großer Viadukt Altenbeken" in Altenbeken die längste Kalksandsteinbrücke in Europa

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 7/2/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Academic Library in Lithuania

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Vilnius University Library was founded by the Jesuits in 1570 and is the oldest academic library in Lithuania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Lithuania

date approved: 7/2/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Bell - Lorenzkirche Nürnberg, Germany, BY

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Inside the church 'Lorenzkirche' in Nürnberg, Germany, Bayern is an od bell on a permanent display. It is called 'Feyerglocke'. The bell is the oldest bell of Nürnberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 6/30/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY Concrete Arch Bridge in Wyoming - Cody, WY

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The only one of its type built in Wyoming, this 1925 concrete arch bridge still stands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/30/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesThe ONLY Sourdough Chicken Fried Steak in Texas - Denton, TX

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A road sign on the north I-35 service road, just south of Ganzer Rd, indicates that the Horny Toad Café & Bar serves the ONLY sourdough chicken fried steak in Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Temple in Malaysia.

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Kek Lok Si - The largest temple in Malaysia, some say South East Asia. The famous & most visited, of all the Buddhist Temple's on Penang Island. Located in Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Malaysia

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: 6/29/2017

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Prehistoric Mound in the Illinois Valley - Havana, IL

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NRHP site, address restricted because of sensitivity, yet, city made it a park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Buddhist Temple on Penang Island, Malaysia.

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Dhammikarama Burmese Temple, Built in 1803, the OLDEST Buddhist temple on Penang Island. Also the ONLY Burmese temple in the State of Penang. Located at the Pulau Tikus suburb of George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Malaysia

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: 6/29/2017

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SuperlativesOLDEST brewpub & restaurant in the city - Saalfeld an der Saale/THR/Germany

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Oldest Restaurant & brewpub in Saalfeld, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 6/28/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Radar Dome in the World

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Radar dome in Wachtberg, near Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/25/2017

last visited: never

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