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SuperlativesLARGEST preserved Romanesque church in Europe - Speyer Cathedral, Speyer / RLP / Germany

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The largest preserved Romanesque church in Europe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/18/2017

last visited: 5/23/2012

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Building in Belfast, McHugh's Bar - Belfast

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McHugh's Bar is a pub on Queen's Square in Belfast City Centre, Northern Ireland. It is one of the city's best known pubs and the oldest building in Belfast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Rock Building in City, Rowena TX

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Now used as a VFW Hall, this old feed store is the oldest rock building in Rowena

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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SuperlativesYOUNGEST - Youngest Noncommissioned Officer- Newark OH

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John Clem gained fame for his bravery on the battlefield, becoming the youngest noncommissioned officer in Army history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/9/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST wine-house in the city - Würzburg/BY/Germany

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The oldest and historic-documented wine-house, called "Zum Stachel", since 1413 in Würzburg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 2/6/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Public Art Sculpture in Belfast

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RISE is a concept public art spherical metal sculpture in Belfast by Wolfgang Buttress. It is 37.5 metres (123 ft) high and 30 metres (98 ft) wide. Constructed in early 2011, it is the largest piece of public art in Belfast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 2/5/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Operating Business in Marathon, French Co. Grocer, Marathon TX

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The French Co. Grocer is the oldest continuously operating business in Marathon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/5/2017

last visited: 12/26/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Cattle Operation in the Trans-Pecos, Marathon TX

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The beautiful and historic Gage Hotel in downtown Marathon, once the headquarters of the largest cattle operation in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/3/2017

last visited: 12/26/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Schoolhouse in Marathon TX

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The first schoolhouse in Marathon, and the oldest school building in Bewster County, now a local history museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/2/2017

last visited: 12/26/2016

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SuperlativesLARGEST University from Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

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Universität in Leipzig.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 2/2/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSOUTHERNMOST -- Stand of Quaking Aspens in the US, Window Trail, Big Bend NP TX

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A Chisos Mountains information sign along the Window Trail near the Chisos Basin Visitor Center points out that the Quaking Aspen trees on Emory Peak are the southernmost stand of such trees in the US

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 12/25/2016

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SuperlativesSOUTHERNMOST -- Mountain Range in the US, Chisos Basin Visitor Center, Big Bend NP

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The Chisos Mountains are the southernmost mountain range in the US

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST pharmacy - Löwen-Apotheke - Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany

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Löwen-Apotheke in Leipzig.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 1/27/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Pin Connected Thru Trust Span - Metropolis IL

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Total length of the bridge is 6,424 feet (1,958 m). The largest span stretches 708 feet (216 m), and remains the longest pin-connected simple through truss span in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/27/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST -- Enemy Occupation in Confederate Texas, Presidio TX

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The occupation of the Davis Mountains by Federal troops during the Civil War was the longest occupation by enemy troops in Texas history

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/24/2017

last visited: 12/23/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Town in America, Presidio TX, US 67/90 E of Marfa TX (61 mi. N of Presidio TX)

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One of two historic markers about 1/2 mile east of Marfa on the US 67/90, this marker preserves some of the history of Presidio TX, the oldest town in the US

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/23/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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SuperlativesHIGHEST -- Golf Course in Texas, Marfa TX

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The marfa Golf course is the highest (in elevation) golf course in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/23/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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SuperlativesTALLEST skyscraper in Sweden and the Nordic countries - Malmö, Sweden

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HSB Turning Torso is a neo-futurist residential building in Malmo, the tallest skyscraper in Sweden and the Nordic countries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Skåne, Sweden

date approved: 1/23/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST & TALLEST church in Denmark - Århus, Denmark

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The Aarhus Cathedral is the longest and tallest church in Denmark, at 93 m (305 ft) in length and 96 m (315 ft) in height.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Denmark

date approved: 1/23/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - African American Church in Washington State

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This Baptist church is the home of the first African-American church in Spokane, and is now the oldest in the state of Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Food Bank in Spokane, WA

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Westminster Presbyterian Church, in an older neighbourhood north of downtown Spokane , claims to have been the host of the first food bank in Spokane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Colville School - Colville, WA

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Built in 1874, this log one room school house was the first school in the (then) little hamlet of Colville, WA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Temperance Society in the British Empire

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Built in 1880-81 this hall is the second to be built by the first temperance society organized anywhere in the British Empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/16/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST Female Serial Killer Hanging (Old City Jail) - Charleston SC

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Lavinia Fisher (1793 – February 18, 1820) is reported by some legends to have been the first female serial killer in the United States of America and hung at the Old City Jail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: South Carolina

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Texas Army Post Attacked by Indians -- Fort Lancaster SHS, Sheffield TX

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Fort Lancaster, which protected the Lower El Paso-San Antonio Road, was the only Texas Army fort ever attacked by Indians

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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