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SuperlativesOLDEST - Documented Brick Building in the Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego, CA

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Located at 527 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/27/2016

last visited: 7/22/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Victoria, PEI

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The oldest church building in Victoria, what was most recently the Victoria United Church was erected by the Wesleyan Methodist congregation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 7/25/2016

last visited: never

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Built in 1821, the Free Meeting House was Moncton's first public building and has survived to remain Moncton's oldest public building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/17/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Surviving Gateway in Roman Britain - Balkerne Gardens, Colchester, UK

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The Balkerne Gate is located in the Roman Wall of Colchester on the west side of the town. Believed to have been originally built as a monumental arch it was later incorporated into the Roman wall. It is the oldest surviving gateway in Roman Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST- Maintained Pass in Washington State

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Seventeen miles east of Republic and twenty six miles west of Kettle Falls, the Sherman Pass Summit is the high point along the Sherman Pass Scenic Byway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/12/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest & Largest - Public Park in Hawaii

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Queen Kapiolani Regional Park is the largest and oldest public park in Hawaii, located in Honolulu, on the east end of Waikiki just beyond Kuhio Beach Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 7/11/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesEARLIEST - Christian Church in Britain - Butt Road, Colchester, UK

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The remains of this church and graveyard, built in the 4th century, were unearthed in the 1980s during excavations for a new police station. The site is at the junction of Southway and Butt Road just to the west of the police station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/11/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST Official Use of "Flower Mound" - Flower Mound, TX

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Established in 1854, the Flower Mound Presbyterian Church was the first entity to officially use the name "Flower Mound", the beginning of the end for the name "Long Prairie". They are located at 1501 Flower Mound Rd, Flower Mound, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/7/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBUSIEST -- Subway Station in NYC - New York, NY

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A large subway station directly under times square. Can't image what it must be like on New Years Eve. In 2015, it served more than 16 million passengers. That's larger than some airports.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/7/2016

last visited: never

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At 300 East Birch Avenue, on the corner of Birch and South Elm Street, the DuPuis House was the first brick house to be erected in Colville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Surviving Operating Theatre in the UK - St Thomas Street, London, UK

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The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret, is in the old church of St Thomas Apostle, close to Guy's Hospital and London Bridge station. Dating from 1822 it is the oldest surviving operating theatre in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST Named Thing in America - Webster MA

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Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg is located in Webster MA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Building to serve as a U.S. Consulate to California - Monterey, CA

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This plaque is located at the home of Thomas O. Larkin. who served as the U.S. Consul to Alta California when it was under Mexican rule.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 11/5/2014

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Wood Frame Building in Republic, WA

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The second oldest building in the city of Republic, the Creaser Hotel is the oldest wood frame building in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/4/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- U.S. National Monument to LGBT Rights - New York, NY

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America's newest national park. The national monument includes the Stonewall Inn and the nearby Christopher Park and Christopher Street, renamed Stonewall Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/4/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - State Park in Washington

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Ranald MacDonald State Park is a 100 square foot park which surrounds the grave site of Ranald MacDonald, recognized as the first English teacher in Japan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Brick School in Continuous Use in Washington State

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A fine looking and well built school, Orient School opened on October 1st 1910 as a grades 1 to 12 school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/1/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesRarest - Native Pine in North America - San Diego, CA

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Located near the Torrey Pines Visitors Center at Torrey Pines State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/29/2016

last visited: 6/29/2016

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SuperlativesOldest - Building in Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA

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There is no fee to visit this building which is now a museum operated by the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park. It is located at 144 School Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/24/2016

last visited: 11/5/2014

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SuperlativesONLY -- Surviving Unrestored Colonial Art in California's Missions - San Miguel, CA

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The San Miguel Mission has the only surviving example of unrestored colonial art in any of the California Missions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBest Preserved, Enceinte gallo-romaine, Le Mans, Sarthe, France

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L'enceinte gallo romaine du Mans est la mieux préservée de France et du monde avec Rome et Byzance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 6/21/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Cemetery in Dallas County, TX

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This beautiful cemetery, established in 1843, is the oldest in Dallas County, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Surviving structure in Ft. Lauderdale built as a hotel - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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Built in 1922.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Florida

date approved: 6/19/2016

last visited: 12/29/2015

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SuperlativesOldest - Known Bar in El Cajon - El Cajon, CA

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This bar was opened in 1950.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2016

last visited: 11/21/2015

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SuperlativesFIRST - Elevator/Mill in Oklahoma - Edmond, OK

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Standing along the tracks, this elevator was constructed in 1891.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/18/2016

last visited: never

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