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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in Baccus Cemetery, Daniel Cook, Plano TX

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The grave of Daniel Cook, the first burial in Baccus Cemetery at Plano TX, and probably the oldest marked grave in Collin County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Frame House - Franklin, NY

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Asa Turner ran a tavern before becoming a Baptist minister. His house was the first frame house in Franklin, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst settler of Franklin, NY

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This rock marks the home of Sluman Wattles, the first Settler in the Town of Franklin, New York. It was also the site of the first town meeting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Stage Service in Kingman - Greensburg, KS

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A stage line to service areas not covered by the railroads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Permanent Courthouse for Irion County, Sherwood TX

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The ghost town of Sherwood, complete with its landmark stone courthouse was the first Irion County seat

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST: Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo I de' Medici - Florence, Italy

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An equestrian statue honoring the first Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo I de' Medici is located in the north corner of the Palazzo della Signoria, Florence, Italy

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Disney Owned Hotel - Anaheim, CA

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This was the first hotel to be owned by the Disney company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - astronomical observatory of record - Volcano, CA

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The astronomical observatory of record in California in Volcano, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST -- Bale of cotton grown and cotton gin installed in Tom Green County, San Angelo TXview gallery
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First of its KindFIRST -- Bale of cotton grown and cotton gin installed in Tom Green County, San Angelo TX

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Charles Metcalfe grew the first bale of cotton and installed the first cotton gin in Tom Green County TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/16/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Seat of Tom Green County, San Angelo TX

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The state historic marker for Charles B. Metcalfe at the Tom Green County Courthouse lists several firsts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/16/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFOUNDERS -- of the Southern Presbyterian Church of San Angelo, San Angelo TX

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Seven Presbyterian communicants and one Episcopal priest met in 1885 and founded the Southern Presbyterian Church of San Angelo

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/16/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

Image for FIRST -- President of the San Angelo Presbyterian Church Ladies' Aid Society -- San Angelo TXview gallery
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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the San Angelo Presbyterian Church Ladies' Aid Society -- San Angelo TX

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Mrs. A. J. Baker served as the first President of the San Angelo Presbyterian Church Ladies' Aid Society in San Angelo TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/16/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Superintendent of San Angelo Presbyterian Church Sunday School -- San Angelo TX

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J. R. Burt served as the first superintendent of the San Angelo Presbyterian Church Sunday School in San Angelo TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/16/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Episcopal Services in the Area, San Angelo TX

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This state historic marker preserves the memory of the first Episcopal services held in the area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/16/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Edition of the Standard newspaper, San Angelo TX

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The state historic marker for the San Angelo Standard newspaper, now known as the San Angelo Standard-Times and still in publication as of 2017

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/16/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Site of a religious buildling in Miles, Miles TX

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The Miles Methodist Church sanctuary stands on the site of the first religious building in tiny Miles TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/9/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Voluntary Proration of Oil Production in Texas, McCamey TX

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The state historic marker for an early Humble Oil Co. pipeline camp in McCamey, site of the first voluntary proration of oil production in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Stone Veneer Structure in McCamey, McCamey TX

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The first stone veneer building in McCamey was built by and for the Girl Scouts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Schoolhouse in Marathon TX

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The first schoolhouse in Marathon, now a local history museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Masonic Funeral in Marathon, US 90 E of Marathon TX

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Former Confederate Colonel Lewis G. Harman had the first Masonic funeral in Marathon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Postmaster of Marathon TX

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The state historic marker at the home of the first postmaster in Marathon TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mail Route from San Antonio to El Paso, Crane Co. TX

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Horsehead Crossing on the Pecos, used as a fording place by the Skillman Mail, the first mail route from San Antonio to El Paso

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- European to Discover Castle Gap, US 67 E of McCamey TX

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Spanish explorer Felipe Rabago y Teran was the first European to discover Castle Gap outside of McCamey TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

Image for FIRST -- Company Town in the Permian Basin, US 67 at FM 1675, Texon TXview gallery
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First of its KindFIRST -- Company Town in the Permian Basin, US 67 at FM 1675, Texon TX

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All that remains of the Town of Texon is a historic oil well and this historic marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindDISCOVERY WELL -- for the Permian Basin, the Santa Rita No. 1, Texon TX

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Santa Rita No. 1 -- the discovery well for the Big Lake oil field in the Permian Basin, and the first oil well to find oil on land owned by the University of Texas (not the last)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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