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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in Georg Heinrich Buchsenschutz Family Cemetery, Bexar Co. TX

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In 1881 Friedericke Buchsenschutz became the first person buried at the Georg Heinrich Buchsenschutz Family Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/21/2018

last visited: 1/15/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Post-Prohibition Liquor License Granted in Texas, Hunter TX

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A state historic marker at Riley's Tavern, the oldest business in the town of Hunter and the holder of liquor license 00001, which was granted to this tavern at the end of Prohibition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/20/2018

last visited: 1/15/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches TX

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A state historic marker dedicated to Alton Birdwell, the first President of Stephen F. Austin State University of Nacogdoches

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: 7/14/2013

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First of its KindFIRST -- Home in Texas owned by Sam Houston, Nacogdoches TX

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Two official state historic marker is at the site of the first home in Texas owned by General Sam Houston, one of the most mythical of all Texans

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Protestant School in Texas, Old North Church, Nacogdoches TX

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The Old North Baptist Church, the site of the first Protestant School in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Baptist Church in the State of Texas, Old North Church, Nacogdoches TX

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The Old North Baptist Church, the first Baptist Church in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Baptist Sermon Preached, Old North Church, Nacogdoches TX

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The Old North Baptist Church, the site of the first Baptist sermon preached in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Grove Hill Cemetery - Leonard, TX

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A 1981 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Grove Hill Cemetery, north of Leonard, TX, notes that the earliest marked grave here is that of William R.A. Thomas, who died in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of Stephen F. Austin State University, Birdwell Plaza, Nacogdoches TX

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A plaque installed in 2009 at Alton W Birdwell Plaza on board Stephen F. Austin State University at Nacogdoches TX honors its first president.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Baptist Prayer Meeting, Old North Church, Nacogdoches TX

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The Old North Baptist Church, the site of the first Baptist Prayer Meeting in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Alcalde of Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches TX

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A state historic marker at the site of the home for the first Alcalde (Mayor) of Nacogdoches while it was part of Mexico

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/17/2018

last visited: 8/26/2017

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First of its KindFirst Settler Duncan McLaurin - Dillon, SC, USA

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A man of many firsts, Mr. McLaurin, was a prominent player in the history of Dillon, SC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: South Carolina

date approved: 1/17/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Person to drill an oil well in Texas, Lower Melrose Cemetery, Melrose TX

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The state historic marker at the grave of Lyne Taliaferro Barret at Melrose Cemetery identifies him as the first person to drill an oil well in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/16/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Spanish Presidio to house women and children -- Douglass TX

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Presidio Nuestra Senora de los Dolores de los Tejas, the first Spanish presidio in Texas AND the first to house women and children as well as soldiers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/16/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Presidio in Texas, Douglass TX

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Presidio Nuestra Senora de los Dolores de los Tejas, the first Spanish presidio in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/16/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Headquarters of the Missions of East Texas, Douglass TX

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Mission Nuestra Senora de la Purisma Concepcion de los Hainais was the first headquarters of the Missions of East Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/16/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- European to travel the length of the El Camino Real, Douglass TX

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Louis Juchereau de St. Denis was the first European to travel the length of the El Camino Real, from French Louisiana to Mexico City

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/16/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Black Capitalist in Texas, Nacogdoches TX

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A sign of history corrects the record and gives a more fuller sketch of William Goyens, an important figure in this part of East Texas for four decades, who, in spite of the racial prejudice of the time, became a successful capitalist and slaveholder

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/16/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Newspaper in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

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The childhood home of Jane Grey Swisshelm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/15/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Church of England Service in the Parish of Kentville

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Though it may look ancient, being built of stone, St. James Anglican wasn't begun until 1922, the cornerstone being laid on October 11th of that year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 1/12/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Spanish Mission in Texas, Nacogdoches TX

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A state historic marker telling the story of the first Spanish Mission in Texas, established in 1690

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindOLDEST Restaurant on Historic Main Street - Grapevine, TX

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A sign on the front of Willhoite's Restaurant at 432 S Main St notes it as the oldest extant restaurant on Grapevine's historic Main Street, dating back to 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Methodist Minister Regularly Stationed in East Texas, San Augustine TX

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A state historic maker at the grave of Rev. Samuel A. Williams, the first Methodist Minister Regularly Stationed in East Texas, at his former homesite in San Augustine TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Governor of the State of Texas, San Augustine TX

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James Pinkney Henderson -- the first Governor of the State of Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Million-dollar industry in Texas, San Augustine TX

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The first million-dollar industry in Texas is NOT what you might think

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2018

last visited: 12/29/2017

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