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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Cottonwood Cemetery - Cottonwood, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at historic Cottonwood Cemetery indicates that Jesse R. Swayze was the first burial in the cemetery, back in 1882.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/29/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - All Concrete Structure in Sandpoint, ID

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The 1927 Panida Theater is number fifteen on the list of fifteen contributing buildings which comprise the Sandpoint Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Bishop of Natchitoches, Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Natchitoches LA

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The grave of Augustus M. Martin, First Bishop of Natchitoches, inside the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Natchitoches LA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 1/23/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Rock Salt Mine, Avery Island LA

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The historic marker about the first rock salt mine on Avery Island

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 1/23/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Residence - Rolla, MO

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First Homestead, and first residence

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/23/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Church & Sermon - Cartersville, GA

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Prominent Man Of The Past, Felton, Was Preacher, Physician, Politico

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Members of US Expeditionary Forces killed in WWI -- Van Buren AR

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A small grey granite memorial hidden in shrubbery commemorates the manes of the first three members of the US Army's Expeditionary forces to die in WWI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: 11/30/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mass in Natchitoches, Natchitoches LA

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A historic marker on the side of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Natchitoches LA details the celebration of the first Mass in the city, and reminds of a major mistake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: 1/22/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Solar Road

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The worlds first sola(r)road!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dapastni

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: 1/20/2015

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First of its KindOklahoma's First Catholic Church -- Atoka OK

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A leaning historic marker at the site of the now-razed St. Patrick's Catholic Church on the corner of Virginia St at the US 69 in Atoka

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: 1/21/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Information highway for the Midwest - Pontiac, Illinois, USA.

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In the 1860's The first Information Highway stretched from The East coast of the USA through the Town of Pontiac, then onto the Mississippi River, paralleling the Railroad & the Pontiac Trail, later to become Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/15/2015

last visited: 5/9/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial in Pleasant Street Cemetery - Kamloops, BC

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Pleasant Street Cemetery is divided into two sections bisected by 9th Avenue. Pleasant Street Cemetery celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2000. This was the second cemetery in Kamloops, the original being Pioneer Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Burial in Hutchins Memorial Cemetery - Hutchins, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker in Hutchins Memorial Cemetery indicates that the grave of Alonzo B. Clark is the earliest marked burial here, from 1875.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Church Building - Waxahachie, TX

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Located at 308 N Monroe St, Waxahachie, TX, this sanctuary served St. Paul's Episcopal Church from 1887 to 2002, and is Waxahachie's oldest church, built in 1885. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Medical Center - Siloam Springs, AR

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This spring, one of 8 that feed the Creek, is said to have small amount of arsenic - long believed to have healing powers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Brick School in Vernon, BC

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When built in 1893 this school cost the city of Vernon the exorbitant amount of $5,000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - first electric lighthouse in Spain - Camariñas, SP

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The signal states that the Cabo Vilán lighthouse was the first electric lighthouse in Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - To maneuver a driftboat from The Rogue River to the Pacific Ocean - Glen Wooldridge

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This citizen memorial residing within Riverside Park notes a couple of 'firsts' for Glen Wooldridge, pioneer of the Rogue River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Church in Kaslo, BC

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St. Andrews will be 122 years old this year. It is the oldest church in Kaslo, the next oldest being the nearby St. Mark´s Anglican Church, which held its first services on Sunday, November 10, 1895.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/6/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst schoolhouse of Owego settlement built of logs - Owego, NY

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First schoolhouse built about 1797 where Old Academy building is today

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 1/5/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Confirmation Service in Virginia - Yorktown, VA

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A historic church in the Yorktown National Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/3/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Sandblasted Historical Marker in California - Sacramento

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Traditional markers have been cast bronze. They have become targets for recycle vandals. This is an innovative and generous attempt to retain California history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 1/3/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - European to Discover Lake Victoria - Kensington Gardens, London, UK

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Speke's Monument is located in Kensington Gardens close to the junction of Budge's Walk and Lancaster Walk. Speke was the first European to discover Lake Victoria and hence the source of the Nile.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/3/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Clarksville Cemetery - Clarksville, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker just inside the gate of Clarksville Cemetery indicates that Benjamin Clark, Sr., was the first burial here in 1838. Unfortunately, his son, James Clark, who founded Clarksville itself, followed him soon thereafter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/2/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Building in St. Ignatius, MT

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St. Ignatius, the very large and impressive Jesuit Mission, built in 1891, was sufficiently influential in the area that the town of St. Ignatius grew up around it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 1/2/2015

last visited: never

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