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First of its KindFIRST -- American Indian U.S. Vice President - Topeka, KS

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An official Kansas State marker located near the state capitol building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Settlement in Hopkins County - Sulphur Bluff, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker notes that Sulphur Bluff was the first settlement in Hopkins County, TX. The marker is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of FM 71 and CR 3608 in Sulphur Bluff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Black Westminster Councillor - Church Street, London, UK

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This green plaque indicates that Henry Sylvester Williams was the "first black councillor in Westminster". The plaque, placed by the City of Westminster, is attached to a building on the north west side of Church Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Chairman of Trustees of the National Maritime Museum - Greenwich, London, UK

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This plaque, to the memory of James Richard Stanhope, has been erected in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich where he was "first chairman of the National Maritime Museum 1927 - 1959".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Kansan U.S. Vice President - Topeka, KS

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An official Kansas State marker located near the state capitol building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/29/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Contact Lens Only Practice - Cavendish Square, London, UK

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A green plaque by the City of Westminster to Josef Dallos an Ophthalmologist who had the first "contact lens only" practice here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Private Street in the City -- Kansas City, MO

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A secluded neighborhood with many historic homes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Academic Institution for Girls - Harley Street, London, UK

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This green plaque, advising Queen's College was "the first academic institution for girls providing qualifications and access to higher education", is attached to a building on the south west side of Harley Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Irvine Family Cemetery - Terrell, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker near the front of the Irvine Family Cemetery -- aka "The Old Graveyard" and "Pioneer Cemetery" -- indicates that the first burial here was that of Robert Alexander in 1851. Located at Polk and New Hope Streets, Terrell, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Masonic Lodge in Texas - Houston, TX

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The lodge was originally chartered by the Grand Lodge of Louisiana on 27 January 1836, making it older than the Republic of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Golf Course in the City - Kansas City, MO

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A historical marker in a park in Kansas City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/23/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Crayford Chartists Meeting - Old Road, Crayford, Kent, UK

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This plaque placed by the Crayford Manor House Historical Society marks the place where the Crayford Chartists held their first meeting in 1844. The plaque is mounted on the One Bell Inn public house on the south side of Old Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/23/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - US Senator from Missouri - St. Louis, MO

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Also served 5 terms, and was the first US senator to do so.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Known Burial in Roberts Branch Cemetery - Jack County, TX

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The Texas Historical Marker inside Roberts Branch Cemetery indicates that the burial of an unknown cowboy in the 1870s is the first known burial here. Roberts Branch Cemetery is in rural Jack County, near Jacksboro, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Steam Locomotive Inventor - High Street, Dartford, Kent, UK

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This Dartford Borough Council plaque to Richard Trevithick, inventor of the world's first steam locomotive, is mounted on the Royal Victoria & Bull hotel at the western end of Dartford High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst One Room School House - Sayre, PA

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This sign is in the Rest Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/19/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST- Public Monument in Missouri - Lafayette Park - St. Louis, MO

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Dedicated in 1868 by Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, the first professional female sculptor, was the first public monument in the State of Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/16/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST- Tidal Generating Station in North America

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The Bay of Fundy, which lies between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, experiences the highest tides in the world, making it an ideal tidal hydro generation site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/16/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - London Home of Charles Dickens - Cleveland Street, London, UK

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This Dickens Fellowship blue plaque denotes that Charles Dickens "twice lived in this house" that was his "first ever London home". The building is on the north east side of Cleveland Street that was known as Norfolk Street when Dickens resided here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/9/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Recorded Burial in Dry Creek Cemetery - Kaufman County, TX

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The Texas Historical Marker at the gate to Dry Creek Cemetery indicates that the burial of Samuel Key in 1871 is the earliest recorded burial here. Dry Creek Cemetery is in rural Kaufman County, near Poetry, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Norwegian Lutheran Church in Texas - Mabank, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the Four Mile Lutheran Church notes that it is the first Norwegian Lutheran Church in Texas. Located at 460 Van Zandt County Road 2607, Mabank, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/8/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST and LARGEST - Grand Valley Diversion Roller Dam - Palisade, CO

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The Grand Valley Diversion Dam is a diversion dam in the De Beque Canyon is a concrete roller dam with six gates, which were the first and largest of their kind to be installed in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/8/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Suburban movie theatre in Texas, Highland Park TX

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Several plaques clustered together on the south side of the central building in the Highland Park Village shopping center attest to the history of this high-end shopping destination.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 7/3/2015

last visited: 7/2/2015

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First of its KindFIRST modern shopping center -- Highland Park TX

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A plaque at the Highland Park Village shopping center recognizes it as the first modern shopping center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: 7/2/2015

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First of its KindFIRST Credit Union style Bank in Canada - South Rustico, PEI

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Situated in one of the oldest communities on Prince Edward Island, the Farmers' Bank was the forerunner of Credit Unions in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: 7/21/2015

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