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SuperlativesOLDEST - Courthouse and Gaol in Canada - Tusket, NS

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The oldest court house and gaol in Canada, the Tusket Court House was completed in 1805. In total, courts of various levels had been held in this building for 140 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Nonconformist House of Worship in Canada

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Built in 1765 by the Congregationalist fishermen and farmers from Cape Cod, called Planters, this meeting house is a classic example of meeting houses once found throughout New England and Atlantic Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesWORLD’S FIRST - Artificial Fishway - St. George, NB

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Yes, this is really a fish ladder and it is really a New Brunswick Historic Place. Why?...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Presbyterian Church building Canada - St. George, NB

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Opened in 1790, this Kirk is the oldest Presbyterian church in continuous use in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Rocking Horse, Colorado Renaissance Festival - Larkspur, CO

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The World's Largest Rocking Horse is found at the permanent location of the Colorado Renaissance Festival. Since the festival is a recreation of a Renaissance town, the horse is people-powered (as are all the rides)!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Anglican Church on Prince Edward Island

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The oldest Anglican church building on Prince Edward Island and one of the oldest buildings in Summerside, this wood frame building was erected in the years 1838 to 1842.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 7/23/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest - Church on Prince Edward Island - Tignish, PEI

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St.Simon and St.Jude is one of the finer small town churches one will encounter in the Maritimes, with a positively beautiful interior.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLargest Stone's Sheep in the world - Fort Nelson, BC Canada

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Boone & Crockett record Stone's sheep stands atop a tribute to guides and outfitters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kjohn73

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Twice Moved Building in Fredericton, NB

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This somewhat nondescript little apartment building turns out to be one with more of a history than one would suspect upon first glance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Wooden Acadian Church in the Maritimes

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Built in 1824, Saint Henri is the oldest remaining wooden Acadian church in the Maritimes. A place of worship for 150 years, it was closed in the mid 1970s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY- Tidal Generating Station in North America

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The Bay of Fundy, which lies between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, experiences the highest tides in the world, making it an ideal tidal hydro generation site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/17/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Family Operated Inn In Canada

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In operation for 155 years, Shaw's Hotel is the oldest family operated inn in Canada, today under the ownership of the fourth generation of Shaws since it opened.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 7/15/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Sheer-drop cliff in Cornwall

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The prosaically named High Cliff, between Boscastle and St Gennys, is the highest sheer-drop cliff in Cornwall at 223 metres (732 ft).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/15/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST -- Railway Station in Europe - Jungfraujoch, Switzerland.

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Jungfraujoch is an underground railway station - the highest railway station in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 7/15/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST -- altitude karst cave in Europe, Jungfraujoch, Switzerland

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The highest altitude karst cave in Europe, Jungfraujoch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 7/15/2015

last visited: 7/25/2015

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Wild Animal Sanctuary - Keenesburg, CO

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This non-profit organization which is regulated as a zoo, is the largest carnivore sanctuary in the USA, and looking to purchase more land to grow so they can provide a home for more rescued carnivores.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/13/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Performing Arts Venue in Nova Scotia

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Built in 1909-02, Liverpool's town hall was built to be not only an administrative building, but also a community library, the registry of deeds, and an opera house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/13/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesWorld's Largest Lobster - Shediac, NB

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35 feet long, 16 feet in width and 16 feet high - YEP, that's one BIG lobster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/10/2015

last visited: 7/10/2015

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Grand Valley Diversion Roller Dam - Palisade, CO

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The Grand Valley Diversion Dam is a diversion dam in the De Beque Canyon is a concrete roller dam with six gates, which were the first and largest of their kind to be installed in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Flattop Mountain in the World - Grand Mesa National Forest, CO

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Grand Mesa is the largest flattop mountain in the world. Many markers on the scenic byway tour drive explain how the mountain was formed and why it has a flattop. The above coordinates are from the visitor center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - Grand Canyon Vista: Highest Viewpoint - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

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Point Imperial's viewpoint is the highest in Grand Canyon National Park at 8803 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOnly - Pre 1912 Wood Framed Government Building Still in Use in BC

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This courthouse is the last extant building designed by BC Government architect Evered Criddle and is the only pre-1912 wood frame courthouse in British Columbia still in use. When built it held jail cells and police offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest Civil War Monument - Murfreesboro, TN

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Built by Union soldiers in 1863

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/30/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - House in Mayfair - Stanhope Row, London, UK

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This Westminster City Council green plaque marks the site where "Mayfair's Oldest House" used to stand. The plaque is located over an archway on the north east side of Stanhope Row with the arch leading through to Shepher Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/30/2015

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST Credit Union style Bank in Canada - South Rustico, PEI

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Situated in one of the oldest communities on Prince Edward Island, the Farmers' Bank was the forerunner of Credit Unions in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: 7/21/2015

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