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First of its KindFIRST - President of the Fifth Republic - Frognal, Hampstead, London, UK

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This black plaque, erected by the Hampstead Plaque Fund, advises that Charles de Gaulle "lived in this house" during the Second World War. The house is attached to a building on the north west side of Frognal in the London suburb of Hampstead.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Roumanian and Austrian Benevolent Association, Dallas TX

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A bronze plaque on a polished red granite monument records the earliest history of the sacred Jewish burial ground and the first Roumanian and Austrian Benevolent Association in Dallas that founded it

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/15/2017

last visited: 5/6/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Robertson Drive Screw, P.L. Robertson Manufacturing Co. -- Milton, ON CAN

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This Ontario Provincial plaque preserves the history of the P. L. Robertson Manufacturing Co. in Milton, a pioneering maker of safety screws

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2017

last visited: 8/13/2017

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First of its KindGrapevine's FIRST Government - Grapevine, TX

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A Grapevine Historic Landmark sign notes this area as the site of Grapevine's first government, going all the way back to 1854. The sign is in Liberty Park at the corner of S Main and E Wall Streets, near the historic Torian Log Cabin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/11/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Public Works Project in Oklahoma - Shawnee, OK

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Of the thousands of Federal Public Works projects completed in Oklahoma in the 1930s, this school was the FIRST.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/8/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Modern Medical Facility in Carbon County, Montana

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Built circa 1906, originally as a hospital, this building housed Carbon County’s first modern medical facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 8/8/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - German Lutheran Church - Holstein, MO

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Cemetery is all that remains from then Lutheran Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/8/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Performance by Queen - Prince Consort Road, London, UK

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This PRS for Music blaque plaque indicates that Queen made their "first public performance in London here 18July 1970". The plaque, that was initially within Imperial College London is now on the building's south face in Prince Consort Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - President of the World's First Kiwanis Club

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Birthplace of the First Kiwanis Club President

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/5/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Home of The Boeing Company

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Affectionately called the 'Red Barn', this old structure was the site of Boeing's first production aircraft. Admission fees apply to visit the inside of the museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Washington

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - To Cross Australia from South to North - Kensal Green Cemetery, London, UK

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The tomb of John McDouall Stuart has an inscription advising that he was "the first who crossed the continent from the Southern to Indian Ocean". The tomb is located in Kensal Green Cemetery, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/1/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Banking Firm Building - Mansfield, TX

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A City of Mansfield Historic Landmark sign on the original 1895 building used by the Bank of Mansfield indicates that this was both the first bank building and banking firm in Mansfield. Located at 116 N Main St, Mansfield, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/1/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Extant Commercial Building - Roanoke, TX

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Built in 1886, the old Silver Spur Saloon at 114 N Oak St, Roanoke, TX, is the city's oldest extant commercial building. Today, it is home to the Roanoke Visitor Center and Museum, open Monday through Saturday from 11 AM to 7 PM.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/31/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Baum mit Postanschrift auf der Welt

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Die Bräutigamseiche im Dodauer Forst bei Eutin ist der ERSTE Baum mit Postadresse auf der Welt

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

date approved: 7/27/2017

last visited: 8/13/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Long Distance Telephone in the World

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The first long distance telephone system in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: California

date approved: 7/25/2017

last visited: 10/10/2016

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First of its KindFirst - Australian to Die on Active Service.

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Robert Weir of the New South Wales Contingent was the first Australian to die on active service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 7/25/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - College in Kansas

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The Old Castle Hall is located at 513 5th St in Baldwin City - just north of Elm Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/24/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Permanent Settler - Mount Sterling, Illinois

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First Permanent Settler, to Lincoln running for the Senate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/24/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Hydroelectric Power System - Niagara Falls, ON, Canada

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A monument honoring Serbian-American inventor and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla who created the world's first hydroelectric power system at Niagara Falls is located in Victoria Park on the Niagara Parkway in Niagara Falls, ON, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/20/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Sovereign of the House of Windsor - Thames Street, Windsor, UK

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This Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead blue plaque marks a memorial to King George V, the first of the Windsors, that was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. The plaque is on the north east side of Thames Street at the junction with Datchet Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/20/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Susan Bradford Work & Infant, Dallas TX

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Susan Bradford Work and her infant are the first burials in what was then known as Trinity Cemetery, and is now called Greenwood Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: 5/13/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America - Philadelphia, PA

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A historical marker located next to Christ Church Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- English Translation of the the Hebrew Bible - Philadelphia, PA

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A historical marker located next to Christ Church Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- African-American Bishop - Philadelphia, PA

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A historical marker located next to Christ Church Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Fullerton Park Superintendent - Fullerton, CA

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A new plaque located at the entrance to Amerige Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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