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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Log Cabin in North Lake Tahoe - Tahoe City, CA

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This log cabin and museum is located on Main Street in Tahoe City, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/27/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - Town as County Seat - Lipscomb, TX

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Smallest town in county is still the county seat. When I was there, not one single business on the town square, in fact most buildings were falling down.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST church building -Erfurter Dom- Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany

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The Erfurt Cathedral (formerly the Marienkirche or Propsteikirche Beatae Mariae Virginis) is the most important and oldest church building in Erfurt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 11/22/2016

last visited: 11/22/2016

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SuperlativesFIRST - Reinforced Concrete Building in Spokane, WA

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As the first reinforced concrete building to be built in Spokane, and one of the first in the state of Washington, the Holley-Mason Building certainly has a claim to local fame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST assembly building "Alte Handelsbörse" - Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

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The Alte Handelsbörse is Leipzig's oldest assembly building and one of the oldest baroque buildings in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 11/20/2016

last visited: 12/2/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Stone bridge in Germany, Regensburg - BY / Germany

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Stone Bridge build 1135 to 1146.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 11/17/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST bridge in Europe, built and inhabited by houses -Krämerbrücke- Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany

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The Krämerbrücke, one of Erfurt's landmarks, is the longest bridge built and inhabited by houses in Europe. It was and still is a place where traders showcase their handicraft art, for example, in pottery, wood carving and glassblower workshops.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 11/17/2016

last visited: 11/17/2016

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SuperlativesLEAST ALTERED -- Log Cabin of any Log Cabin in Lake Tahoe

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This log cabin is currently residing at the Lake Tahoe Historical Society property.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/14/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Mental Hospital in Texas, Austin State Hospital, Austin TX

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The Austin State Hospital at 4110 Guadalupe is the state's oldest mental hospital. I will always be grateful for the ASH -- the caring folks here saved one of my friends in 1986, when we were juniors at the University of Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/14/2016

last visited: 8/29/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Structure in Lake Tahoe

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This historic toll house is currently residing at the Lake Tahoe Historical Society property.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/13/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Natural Lake in Glamorgan, South Wales.

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Kenfig Pool the LARGEST - Natural Freshwater Lake in Glamorgan, South Wales. Covering some 70 acres, Kenfig Pool is today a haven for wildlife & an important feature of the Kenfig Dunes National Nature Reserve. Near Porthcawl, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: 11/19/2016

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Working Slate Quarry in England - Delabole, Cornwall

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The Delabole slate quarry is one of the largest of its type in England and has been operated continuously from the 15th-century making it the oldest working slate quarry in England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Surviving Wooden Lighthouse In Texas - Pt. Lavaca, TX

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Half Moon Reef Light now resides at the corner of TX-35 and Broadway, it now welcomes visitors to Port Lavaca.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: 2/15/2014

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SuperlativesONLY - Major Cathedral Completed In the Lifetime of the Founding Bishop

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Classical Gothic in design, St. John the Evangelist Cathedral stands on the hill directly south of downtown Spokane, having a commanding view of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/9/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Methodist Congregation in Parmer County, Texas

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A very nice church in a dusty, dwindling town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/7/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Catholic Church in Spokane, WA

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One of the most opulent buildings in the Inland Northwest, St. Aloysius has elegantly served its congregation for 105 years, as of 2016.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/6/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - building in Sofia, Bulgaria

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The Church of St George is an Early Christian red brick rotunda that is the oldest building in Sofia still in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Bulgaria

date approved: 11/6/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Historic Boutique Hotel in Spokane, WA

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Number 17 on the contributing buildings list for the West Downtown Historic Transportation Corridor, the Montvale Block, once a single room occupancy hotel, is once again a hotel, but a bit more upscale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Existing Building in Texas Panhandle - Canyon, TX

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I went down the canyon where this cabin came from. Hard to imagine farming down there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/5/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Ferry Ride In Texas

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At 2.7 miles, this is the longest ferry ride in Texas. Plans to replace the ferry route with a bridge were scrapped in 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Texas

date approved: 11/4/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Steak & Shake Resturant - Normal, Illinois, USA.

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In 1934, Gus Belt turned his Shell gas station on Main Street, Normal, into a "Steak & Shake" restaurant. The original building on the Mother Road is now a Monical's pizza restaurant. Located alongside historic Route 66 in Normal, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/3/2016

last visited: 11/3/2016

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SuperlativesLAST - Original Route 66 Drive-in Theater in Illinois, USA.

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Sky View Drive-In - According to the Theatre website & American Byways - Illinois Route 66, Information Plaque, Sky View is the last operating drive-in on Historic Route 66 in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/3/2016

last visited: 11/3/2016

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SuperlativesMOST SOUTH-WESTERLY PUB IN BRITAIN - The Turks Head, The Quay, St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly. TR22 0PL

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The most south-westerly pub in Great Britain is The Turks Head on the island of St.Agnes. A large painted sign graces the gable end.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/31/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBIGGEST -- Statue of Saint John of Nepomuk in the World, Cepice, Czech Republic

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The biggest cast glass statue of Saint John of Nepomuk in the world situated on the bridge across the Otava River in Cepice village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/31/2016

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Apotheke in Bad Nauheim - Hessen / Germany

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The Sprudel Apotheke is the oldest pharmacy in Bad Nauheim

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 10/28/2016

last visited: never

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