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First of its KindFIRST - Printing Press in Fleet Street - Stationers' Hall Court, London, UK

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This plaque, placed by the Wynkyn de Worde Society, is located on the west side of the Stationers' Hall courtyard. The courtyard is entered through an alley on the north east side of Ludgate Hill next to St Martin-within-Ludgate church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindSite of FIRST Post Office in Wise County, TX - Newark, TX

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Before Newark, TX was Newark, there was a settlement here called Odessa, which hosted the first post office in Wise County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Music Venue in Iceland - Reykjavik, Iceland

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The Hljómskálinn built in 1923 as a music venue gave it's name to the park it is located in- Hljómskálagarður.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Iceland

date approved: 2/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Salvation Army Meeting in Mobile, Mobile AL

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A historic marker in downtown Mobile commemorates the arrival and work of the Salvation Army in this old southern city

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Air Mail Flight, Baton Rouge LA

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A small green historic Parker near the Louisiana state capital preserves the history of the first airmail flight in the United States

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- City in New France, Mobile AL

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A plaque in French in Bienville Square honors Pierre le Moyne d'Iberville, the founder of Mobile, the firs city in French Louisiana

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/25/2015

last visited: 12/31/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Theatre in Mobile, Mobile AL

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A plaque on Theatre Street marks the site of the first theater in Mobile

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/25/2015

last visited: 12/31/2014

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Hood Family Cemetery - Aledo, TX

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The Texas Historical Marker at the gate to the Hood Family Cemetery, Aledo, TX, indicates that Elizabeth Hood was the first burial here, in 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/25/2015

last visited: never

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

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A Texas Historical Marker notes that John David Bowman was the first burial in Saginaw Cemetery in 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Formally-Planned Park in Reykjavik - Reukjavik, Iceland

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Hljómskálagarður is Reykjavik's first formally planned park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Iceland

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: 6/21/2014

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First of its KindEARLIEST Gravestone in Teague Cemetery - Aurora, TX

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The Texas Historical Marker for the cemetery indicates that the earliest gravestone here belongs to the Reverend Jacob Moffett, in Teague Cemetery, Aurora, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/23/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Indian Village Visited by a White Man, Shell Banks AL

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An unobtrusive historic marker commemorates a major milestone for the Native Americans who lived here -- one that changed everything for them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/24/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Fire Company in the State of California - Mutual Hook & Ladder Company - Sacramento, CA

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This historical marker and FIRST resides within Old City Cemetery and near the Volunteer Fireman's Plot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Dated Headstone in Blum Cemetery - Blum, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the front of Blum Cemetery indicates that the headstone of Robert E. Lee McCullough is the oldest dated headstone in the cemetery, although earlier burials are likely to exist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/18/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - President UNC-Greensboro ~ NW of Sanfod, NC

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Charles Duncan McIver (September 27, 1860 – September 17, 1906) was the founder and first president of the institution now known as The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/18/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindWorld's First Successful Long Distance Telephone Call, Aug 10 1876 - Brantford ON (Canada)

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The Brantford to Paris test on August 10th is recognized as the world's first successful one-way long distance call

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Mayor of Sacramento, CA - Hardin Bigelow

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The grave of Sacramento's first mayor resides near the front entrance to Old City Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Russian MiG Jet Kill by a P-51 - Ken Carlson

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Ken Carlson, a WWII Ace, is credited with the first Russian MiG Jet kill in the Korean War flying a P-51 Mustang.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Raising of the US Flag over Pensacola and West Florida, Pensacola FL

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Monument in Plaza Ferdinand VII to Gen. Andrew Jackson, who received West Florida from Spain and raised the flag of the United States over this territory for the first time on 17 June 1821.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Florida

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: 12/30/2014

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First of its KindOLDEST Marked Grave in Bazette Cemetery - Bazette, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker in front of the Bazette Baptist Church indicates that the grave of Jhonnie Hiett is the oldest marked grave in the adjacent Bazette Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Dated Tombstone in Annetta Cemetery - Annetta, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the front of Annetta Cemetery indicates that, while it is likely that this site had already been used for burials for several years, the tombstone of Edgar M. King is the earliest here, dated 1882.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/14/2015

last visited: 2/12/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Shot Fired at the Battle of New Orleans -- Chalmette National Battlefield, Chalmette LA

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Maj. Samuel Spotts fired the first shot on behalf of the United States against the British at the Battle of New Orleans on 8 January 1815

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/14/2015

last visited: 12/28/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Southern Boundary of the US, nr Mobile AL

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The Ellicott Stone marks the first Southern boundary between the United States and what was, in 1799, Spanish Florida. It also serves as the initial point (or Zero Stone) for all public land surveys in the Mississippi territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/13/2015

last visited: 12/28/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Survey Point for Public Lands in Mississippi Territory, nr Mobile AL

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The Ellicott Stone serves as the initial point (or Zero Stone) for all public land surveys in the Mississippi territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/13/2015

last visited: 12/28/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Streetcar line in New Orleans -- New Orleans LA

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An Orleans Parish Historical Commission marker at Lee Circle preserves the history of the city's first and oldest streetcar line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: 2/14/2015

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