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SuperlativesLARGEST - Oyster in the World

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South Bend, WA. bills itself as the Oyster Capital of the World.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: Washington

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSTEEPEST –- Canal Lock Staircase in Britain – Bingley, UK

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This staircase lock is on The Leeds Liverpool Canal which connects the inland City of Leeds with the port City of Liverpool.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Surviving Home in the Township - Pennsauken, NJ

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This is the Burrough-Dover House, built in 1710, last enlarged in 1793. Its partisans in the Pennsauken Historical Society call it the oldest surviving home in the township.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 9/7/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Standing Industrial Feature in South Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

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Also called the Southwark Shot Tower and the Philadelphia Shot Tower, it is the oldest standing industrial feature in South Philadelphia, as well as one of the last towers of its kind in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/6/2013

last visited: 9/23/2013

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SuperlativesHEAVIEST -- Mackinaw Trout Caught in Utah

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On June 4, 1988, Kurt Bilbey caught a Mackinaw Trout weighing a record 51 pounds, 8 ounces, in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST -- Covered Bridge in Lancaster County - Ronks, PA

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The Herr's Mill Bridge is the county's longest covered bridge, crossing both Pequea Creek and the mill race that once drove the waterwheel that turned the mill's grindstones. The bridge is 178 feet long (54 m).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Dahlia Grower in the Nation, Canby, OR

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Swan Island Dahlia boast of being the Nation’s Leading & Largest Dahlia Grower. Thier sign proudly proclaims their farm as the Dahlis Growing Capital of America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: 9/9/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Highway Bridge in BC - Waneta, BC

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This is the first railway bridge to cross the Pend d'Oreille River at this point. The second, built in 1945, is right beside it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: 3/24/2014

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SuperlativesBEST TASTING - Water in the world - Greenwood, BC

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The itty-bitty city of Greenwood straddles The Crowsnest Highway about 37 km. west of Grand Forks or about 32 km. east of Rock Creek, which is at the junction of the Crowsnest with Highway 33.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: 1/2/2014

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - City in Canada - Greenwood, BC

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The itty-bitty city of Greenwood straddles The Crowsnest Highway about 37 km. west of Grand Forks or about 32 km. east of Rock Creek, at the junction of the Crowsnest with Highway 33.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: 3/24/2014

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Bench (Långa soffan) - Oskarshamn, Sweden

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The longest bench in the world, build 1867

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turfilus

location: Kalmar, Sweden

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Black Cottonwood Tree in the United States

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The largest black cottonwood in the U.S. at historic Willamette Mission Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBIGGEST -- Figurative stained glass window in France

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Le Grand Vitrail au sein de l'Église Notre-Dame au Cierge / The great stained glass window of Notre-Dame au Cierge church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Lorraine, France

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: 5/20/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- House in Camden County - Pennsauken, NJ

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According to the historical marker at the beginning of the road leading to this historic site, the Griffith Morgan Homestead was built circa 1693 and is the oldest home in our county of Camden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST -- City in Great Britain.

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St Davids City - Britains smallest City is one of the great historic shrines of Christendom. Nowhere in Great Britain is there a more ancient cathedral settlement. Located in Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: 2/8/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Greenhouse in Oregon

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Historic greenhouse built in 1882, Oregon's oldest

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesYOUNGEST -- Rocks in California

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One of several interpretive signs found along the Lassen Peak trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: California

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: 8/17/2013

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SuperlativesONLY -- Permanent Snowfield - Lassen Volcanic National Park

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According to the sign you can see snow here no matter when you arrive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: California

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: 8/17/2013

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SuperlativesOLDEST: Building in Vandalia, Missouri

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Former St. John's Lutheran Church now museum in Vandalia, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST: Episcopal Church West of the Mississippi River - Eolia, Missouri.

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Historic St. John's Episcopal Church located north of the small community of Eolia, Missouri and is the oldest Episcopal Church west of the Mississippi.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- minaret in the World outside the Muslim world, Czech Republic

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A Minaret in Lednice-Valtice area is the tallest minaret outside the Muslim world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: 9/19/2009

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Tavern in the United States - Bell in Hand Tavern - Boston, MA

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This historical marker is outside the entrance to the Bell in Hand Tavern; states that it is the oldest tavern in the United States. It is located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: 5/9/2013

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SuperlativesLARGEST Cowbell - Kleinschmalkalden, Thüringen, Germany

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In Kleinschmalkalden kann man die größte Kuhglocke der Welt besichtigen. | In Kleinschmalkalden you can visit the largest cowbell in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: 11/15/2012

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SuperlativesONLY -- Covered Bridge in a Major U.S. City - Philadephia, PA

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This is the only covered bridge within the city limits of any major U.S. city. The bridge underwent extensive rehabilitation in 1999 so it will be here for another hundred years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST -- Commercial Bungee Jump Site with a Single Cord - Tenero-Contra, TI, Switzerland

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Probably also the world's most famous bungee jump, the dam featured in the opening scene of GoldenEye is a commercial bungee jump site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Tessin (TI), Switzerland

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

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