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First of its KindFirst Solar Powered Cave - Sequoia National Park - CA

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Crystal Cave received a grant and went solar in 2010. Upgrade included LED lighting and elimination of a propane generator.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Superintendent of Sequoia N. Park - Col. Charles Young -

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First commanded a calvary unit here as a Capt. in 1903. His unit was primarily Buffalo soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Salvation Army Site in Chico, CA

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A historical marker by the Salvation Army notes its history herein front of a business building in downtown Chico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Dunkin Donuts in Orange County - Laguna Hills, CA

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This BRAND NEW Dunkin Donuts to the area already has large lines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindWorld's FIRST Frisbee Golf Course - Pasadena, California

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The Oak Grove Disc Golf Course in Pasadena is the first course with disc golf baskets permanently cemented into place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Jewish house outside the Jaffa Walls - Tel Aviv, Israel

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A sign marks the remnants of the 1st Jewish house outside the Jaffa Walls in Tel Aviv.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Israel

date approved: 5/25/2015

last visited: 9/5/2014

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Chandler Cemetery - Rockwall, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker in front of Chandler Cemetery, Rockwall, TX, indicates that the burial of Mary Chandler in 1869 was the first burial here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/23/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Canada's Nuclear Laboratory

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A monument showing two electrons in orbit at the home of Canada's first nuclear reactor site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Loonwatcher

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst School of Higher Education in this Section - Athens, Pa

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The Athens Academy built in 1814 was where Stephen Foster write his first composition in 1841.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/18/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Arkansas Conference of the Methodist Church - Batesville, Ar.

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This Batesville Marble marker is located in the northeasten wall of 187 E Main in Batesville, Ar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 5/16/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Engagement at Shiloh Battlefield -- Shiloh Natl. Cem., nr Shiloh TN

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An 1894 historic marker relates the story of the first engagement at Shiloh battlefield between Union and Confederate forces

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/11/2015

last visited: 3/9/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Consolidated Army Field Hospital, Shiloh NMP nr Shiloh TN

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Larkin Bell's Apple Orchard hosted the Shiloh Field Hospital during and after the battle of Shiloh. This was the first consolidated Army Field Hospital, the forerunner of modern field hospitals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/11/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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First of its KindErster Schiffstunnel Deutschlands

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[DE] Der erste für Schiffe befahrbare Tunnel Deutschlands / [EN] The first tunnel in Germany made for ships only

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DerSchnelleLinus

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 5/10/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Quartz Mill in Boulder County - Longmont, CO

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This artifact of the first quartz millstone is found next to the historic Carnegie Library building in central Longmont, Colorado, USA. Early mills were crucial to preserve and provide food (flour) for the early settlers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/9/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Proof of the Use of Ether as Anesthesia. - Boston, MA

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This monument commemorates the first use of ether as anesthesia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/7/2015

last visited: 6/29/2010

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First of its KindFIRST - Cinemascope Theater in Arkansas - Melba Theater - Batesville, Ar.

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This two-story sandstone and brick building is located at 115 W Main Street in Batesville, Ar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 5/7/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindSam Houston's FIRST Footstep on Texas Soil - Red River County, TX

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This 1936 gray granite Texas Centennial Marker stands in Sam Houston Park, northwest of Blakeney on FM 410/Red River County Road 2381. It notes that Texas legend Sam Houston took his first step into what would become Texas, near here back in 1832.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/2/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Bridge to span the St. Lawrence River, Montréal, Qc, Canada

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Le Pont Victoria a été le premier à enjamber le fleuve Saint-Laurent, en faisant un pont d'une grande importance historique. Victoria Bridge was the first to span the St. Lawrence River, and as such is an important historic bridge in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeGrandChrist

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Governor of the Provincial Territory of Nevada - Isaac N. Roop - Susanville, CA

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This commemorative and citizen memorial plaque is located in front of the historic Roop's Fort on the Lassen Historical Museum property.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Documented Grave in McCrury Cemetery - Red River County, TX

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The Texas Historical Marker at McCrury Cemetery, in rural Red River County, near Bogata, indicates that the grave of early settler, John McCrury, is the oldest documented grave in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Tustin Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty - Tustin, CA

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A police memorial to an officer who was fatally shot during a call in 1972 at the Tustin City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/25/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst- school, seat of justice, church, sabbath school ~ Greenville, IL

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This marker erected for the U.S. Bicentennial list a lot of first for this county and for Illinois

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/25/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindGoodletsville's First Citizen - Goodletsville, TN

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History plaque (burial headstone) telling about the first person to live in Goodletsville, TN

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/23/2015

last visited: 4/27/2015

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First of its KindFirst Czech volunteer fire department / První ceský sbor dobrovolných hasicu - Velvary (Central Bohemia)

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The first Czech volunteer fire department was founded here in town Velvary in the depicted house by Mr. Karel Krohn on May 22, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/22/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - American unit to be honored by a foreign country for exceptional bravery in combat. - Boston, MA

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This memorial is located on the 3rd floor of the Massachusetts State House in Boston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/21/2015

last visited: 6/29/2010

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