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SuperlativesBIGGEST - Sandcastle on South Padre Island TX

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This Superlative, the largest sandcastle on South Padre Island is in front of the Tourist Information Center on Padre Boulevard about 1/3 mile north of Queen Isabella Causeway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Texas

date approved: 5/3/2014

last visited: 1/31/2014

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Brick Smokestack in the World - Anaconda, MT

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When the final brick was mortared into place on November 30, 1918, this smokestack stood 585.56 feet in height, the tallest in the world at the time. It narrowly escaped demolition with the rest of the Anaconda Smelter in 1980.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/2/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY-- Roadtunnel near Nordhalben/ BY/ Germany

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Here is the onliest Roadtunnel in Franconianforest

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 5/1/2014

last visited: 5/5/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Structure in Anaconda Area - Anaconda, MT

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This old log cabin was built in about 1865 by Alexander Glover, the first settler in the area, and was the first structure built in the Anaconda area. Amazingly, it survives to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - 4x4 Vehicle in the World.

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This converted School Bus is said to be the Largest 4x4 in the World. Used for Off-Road Safari and Eco-Tour takes tourists on a drive through Florida citrus groves and swampland. Located in Clermont, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST--Public Structure in Arkansas - Norfolk, Arkansas

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The Jacob Wolf House, located at Highway 5 and Fishermans Street in Norfolk, Arkansas, is a two-story "dog-trot" style log cabin near the confluence of the Norfolk and White Rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Twine Ball in the World

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World's largest ball of twine rolled by one person.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member msrubble

location: Minnesota

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFirst-Last-Only Frank Lloyd Wright Designed Building in Montana - Whitefish, MT

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This building was the first, last and only Lloyd Wright Designed Building ever built in the state of Montana. It was designed as a building for the medical practice of Drs. T L. Lockridge, John T Whalen and Bruce C. McIntyre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 4/24/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Church in Málaga, Spain

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Iglesia de Santiago is the oldest church in Malaga. Its foundation dates back to 1490.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 4/24/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Killer Bee in the World - Hidalgo TX

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This Superlative, the Largest Killer Bee in the World, is on East Texano Drive at the entrance to Hidalgo City Hall in Hidalgo, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Texas

date approved: 4/24/2014

last visited: 2/10/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST--Drug Store in Arkansas - Russellville, Arkansas

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This two-story red brick building is located at 121 North Commerce in Russellville, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Restaurant in the World - Madrid, Spain

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The world's Oldest Restaurant is located here, in Madrid near Plaza Mayor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 4/21/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Adobe Still Surviving in Santa Ana Canyon Area - Anaheim, CA

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The Peralta Adobe contains a small museum featuring the history of the Santa Ana Canyon from the first Spanish explorers to the area in 1769 to the present.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/21/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST -- Biketower in Europe, Czech Republic

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BIKE TOWER is the first bike parking house in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/21/2014

last visited: 7/22/2014

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Rocking Chair

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A 35 foot (10.7 m) tall Rocking Chair outside a furniture store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bonsaai

location: Mississippi

date approved: 4/18/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Surviving Sporting Challenge, Fulham, London, UK

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This mosaic, dedicated to the annual boat race between Oxford and Cambridge universities, is at Riverside Walk on the north side of the River Thames at Fulham. It tells us that the boat race is "The World's Longest Surviving Sporting Challenge".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/13/2014

last visited: 4/26/2014

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SuperlativesThe most lopsided hotel in the world - Ulm/ Bayern/ Deutschland

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The most lopsided Hotel of the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bianka11

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 4/13/2014

last visited: 10/4/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Freestanding Welcome Arch in the U.S. - Lodi Mission Arch - Lodi, CA

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The City of Lodi makes claim to hosting the oldest freestanding welcome arch in the U.S. on the city's website.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/5/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest - Wooden Structure in the World - Seville, Spain

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Located at Plaza de la Encarnacion, Metropol Parasol, the stunning sequence of undulating parasols comprises the world's largest wooden structure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest House in Carmi, IL

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The history of Carmi states it was built in 1814. Plaque on the wall says 1819, and Illinois State Historical Society marker says before 1817. Seems to be a question as to actually when.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/1/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest Mining Town - Granby, MO

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When you think "Mining" you think, California, New Mexico, Arizona; not usually Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/27/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Building in Chewelah, WA

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As old as 145 years, this small log cabin is easily the oldest building in the Chewelah area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 3/27/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest College Building - Jacksonville, IL

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Lots of history and famous people attached to the buildings history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/27/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest & Smallest Roanoke - Roanoke, MO

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Supposed to be named for Roanoke, VA, but was founded 48 years before Roanoke, VA was.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/23/2014

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Cemetery in Bibb County, AL - West Blocton, AL

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Mount Carmel Cemetery contains the graves of Civil War veterans and veterans of all American wars since.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/23/2014

last visited: never

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