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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Stone house in Stolberg - Nordrhein-Westfalen / Germany

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Stolberg's oldest stone house located in the Burgstraße 21

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/15/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST--oldest chartered cemetery in Kansas - Topeka, Kansas

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Topeka Cemetery is located at 1601 SE 10th Avenue and is the location of a National Register District and several historical burials.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/12/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST--Continuously running theater west of Allegheny Mountains - Boonville, Missouri

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This two story red brick building (now known as Thespian Hall) is located at 522 Main Street in Boonville, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/10/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesERSTER Mensch im Weltall - Juri Gagarin, Bonn, NRW, Germany

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Statue of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, on the roof of a private house at Beethovenallee 68.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/9/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLA PLUS CHAUDE - Source Naturelle de l'Europe

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[FR] Remarquable par sa température élevée (82°C) qui en fait la source naturelle la plus chaude d'Europe [EN] The most famous hot spring in Chaudes-Aigues is the Par with a water temperature of 82° - the hottest in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Auvergne, France

date approved: 6/9/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST secular building in Kempenich, Rheinland-Pfalz / Germany

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The Paste House is the oldest secular building in Kempenich

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 6/8/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST self-supporting hall church in Northern Germany - Hermannsburg, Niedersachsen, Germany

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The Große Kreuzkirche is the largest self-supporting hall church in Northern Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 6/6/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST Underground Theme Ride of Europe - Geister Rikscha, Phantasialand, Brühl, Germany

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DE: Geisterbahn im Phantasialand: Längste unterirdische Themenfahrt Europas. EN: Haunted house in Phantasialand: Longest underground theme ride in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/6/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST building from Celle - Herzogschloss - Celle, Niedersachsen, Germany

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The ducal castle of Celle is the oldest building in Celle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 6/4/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST reinforced concrete bridge - Adelaide Bridge - Adelaide - SA - Australia

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Adelaide Brige at King William Road, across River Torrens, Adelaide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 6/3/2018

last visited: 6/3/2018

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SuperlativesOLDEST Church in Adelaide - Holy Trinity Church - Adelaide - SA - Australia

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Trinity City (also known as Holy Trinity Church Adelaide, and originally named Trinity Church), is an evangelical Anglican church located at 88 North Terrace, in the city of Adelaide, South Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 6/2/2018

last visited: 5/23/2018

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Darkride Rollercoaster in the World - Temple of the Night Hawk, Phantasialand, Brühl, Germany

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DE: Längste Dunkelachterbahn der Welt im Phantasialand. EN: Longest darkride rollercoaster in the world in Phantasialand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/31/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLE PLUS GROS -- Pneu du monde

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[FR] Michelin commercialise un pneu génie civil de 4 mètres de haut, pesant 5 tonnes : le 59/80 R 63. [EN] The 59/80R63 XDR, the world's largest tire, stands more than 13 feet tall, is about 5 feet wide, and weighs more than 5 tons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Auvergne, France

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSMALLEST - Motortug in Europe - Leer, NS, Deutschland

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Motorschlepper "Keerlke" - der kleineste funktionstüchtige Schlepper in Europa liegt im Museumshafen in Leer / Ostfriesland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Germany

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFASTEST - Multi Launch Rollercoaster in the World - Taron, Phantasialand, Brühl, Germany

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DE: Mit der Achterbahn Taron stellt das Phantasialand vier Weltrekorde auf. EN: With the roller coaster Taron the Phantasialand sets four world records.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Figurative Sundial in the World.

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World's Largest Figurative Sundial, a mighty twice lifesize, bronze sculpture of Neptune the Roman god of the sea saves you the trouble of looking at your watch. Located in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Carolina

date approved: 5/29/2018

last visited: 5/31/2018

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Remaining Structure in Northwest Georgia - Rossville, Georgia

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This two-story log house, built in 1797, was the residence of Cherokee Principal Chief John Ross and is located at Lake and Spring in Rossville, Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Hydroelectric Dam in the U.S.

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The largest producer of hydroelectric power in the country, Grand Coulee Dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when built, containing 11,975,521 cubic yards of concrete. It remains the largest concrete structure in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/27/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Motel in Texas

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Rainbow Tourist Camp and Courts in Rockdale, TX claims to be the Oldest Motel in Texas on the sign at their entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/26/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesEARLIEST foreign church in the city - St. Paul's Anglican Church - Athens - Greece

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St. Paul's Anglican Church is located at the junction of Philellinon Street with Amalias Avenue in downtown Athens

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Greece

date approved: 5/25/2018

last visited: 5/25/2018

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Two-Story Wood Frame Passenger-Freight Combination Railroad Depot of Record in Oregon

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This former railroad depot was relocated twice over the years until finally calling this site home to a commercial hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/24/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY Man Ever Legally Hanged in Hood County - Hood County, TX

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Nelson "Cooney" Mitchell, the namesake for Mitchell Bend and the Mitchell Bend Cemetery, is the only man ever legally hanged in Hood County, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/22/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST Documented Burial in Baker Cemetery - Parker County, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the Baker Baptist Church, 1912 Baker Cut Off Rd, Weatherford, TX, indicates that the first burial in the nearby Baker Cemetery was that of Elizabeth Baker, in 1854. Her son, Josiah, founded the Baker community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/22/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Church Building in Continuous Use in Poplar Bluff - Poplar Bluff, Missouri

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This marker, the reason for the waymark, is located in front of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross located at 420 N Main in Poplar Bluff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Remaining Movable-Span Truss Bridge Constructed by the Pin Connection Method on the West Coast, USA

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The Van Buren Street Bridge, a through truss swing span bridge erected in 1912-3, was Corvallis' first bridge across the Willamette River and is the last movable-span truss bridge constructed by the pin connection method located on the West Coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/18/2018

last visited: never

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