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First of its KindFIRST -- Storm Water Diversion Project in Town - Dana Point, CA

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A citizen memorial near the Dana Point Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Ocean Water Quality Subciommitte In Town - Dana Point, CA

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A citizen memorial near the Dana Point Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Successful Balloon Flight in Nottingham, 1813 - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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A plaque placed in the bicentenary of the FIRST successful balloon flight in Nottingham by James Sadler, Nov 1 1813.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Aircraft to land on Iwo Jima, Ouachita County Courthouse, Camden AR

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CPT Solie Solomon was part of gthe furst US squadron to land on Iwo Jima after the Japanese were dislodged from that island in WWII

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/13/2017

last visited: 8/5/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Bombing Raid on Tokyo, Japan in WWII, Ouachita County Courthouse, Camden AR

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1Lt Robert Hite was a native of Camden AR and a member of the famed Doolittle's Raiders of WWII who made the first bombing raid on Tokyo Japan in 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/13/2017

last visited: 8/5/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Fire Alarm in town, Camden AR

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The bell that served as the first fire alarm in Camden AR

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/10/2017

last visited: 8/5/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- State to Grant Women the Right to Vote - Cheyenne, WY

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A statue to commemorate the first state to pass women's suffrage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/9/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the Lincoln Highway Association - Laramie, WY

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A Wyoming State Marker marks the location of the highest elevation point along the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/9/2017

last visited: 11/11/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- US Transcontinental Automobile Route - Laramie, WY

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A Wyoming State Marker marks the location of the highest elevation point along the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/9/2017

last visited: 11/11/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Government to Protect Elephant Seals - San Simeon, CA

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One of a few interruptive signs at the Point Piedras vista point, home of the Elephant Seals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/9/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- African-American Student at the University of Mississippi, Oxford MS

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After riots by white racists and segregationists, James Meredith was enrolled as the first African-American student at the University of Mississippi

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 11/7/2017

last visited: 8/4/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Library at the University of Mississippi, Oxford MS

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Ventress Hall, the first library at the University of Mississippi

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 11/5/2017

last visited: 8/4/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- TVA City, Tupelo MS

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Tupelo MS is the first city to get electricity from the Tennessee Valley Authority

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 11/5/2017

last visited: 8/4/2017

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First of its KindOldest - Bank in Alabama - Brewton, AL

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Recognized as “Alabama’s Oldest Bank,” the Bank of Brewton opened for business on Monday, January 7, 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Space Camp Graduate in Space, US Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville AL

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A plaque at the Space Camp Hall of Fame in honor of Dottie Metcalf-Lindenberger, the first graduate of Space Camp to go to outer space

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/26/2017

last visited: 8/3/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Animals to be recovered alive after a space flight -- Huntsville AL

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This Jupiter rocket nosecone carried two monkeys into space in 1959, which were later recovered alive

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/25/2017

last visited: 8/3/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Congregation in Texas of the Czech-Moravian Brethren - Wesley, TX

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This old 1866 church was the very first congregation of the Czech-Moravian 1457 "Unity of the Brethren" religious order in the state of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/25/2017

last visited: 12/28/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in Morrow Chapel Cemetery, Ola TX

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The first burial at Morrow Chapel Cemetery in Ola TX occurred in 1853, when baby Alexander Morrow died

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/25/2017

last visited: 10/22/2017

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Clinton Cemetery - Clinton, TX

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A 1998 Texas Historical Marker near the entry gate to Clinton Cemetery notes that R.J. McAdams has the earliest marked grave, as she was buried here in 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/20/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST "Anglo-American" Born in Hunt County, TX - Greenville, TX

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A 1965 Texas Historical Marker at the grave of William Lane, in Bethel Cemetery, indicates that he was the first "Anglo-American" born in Hunt County, back when the Republic of Texas was still with us.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/20/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Known Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery - Caddo Mills, TX

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A 2001 Texas Historical Marker in Caddo Mills's I.O.O.F. Cemetery notes that the 1893 -- actually 1883 -- burial of Nancy Gary is the oldest known burial in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/19/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Adopt-a-Highway In The World - Tyler, TX

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Site of the first Adopt-a-Highway in the world located north of Tyler along US Highway 69

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamBPL

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- University of the South Trustee Meeting, Chattanooga TN

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The first meeting of the Board of Trustees for the University of the South took place at this spot on Lookout Mountain, near, Chattanooga TN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Community on Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga TN

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Summertown, the first FIRST community on Lookout Mountain, near Chattanooga TN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - County seat of McNairy County, TN

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Marker about the town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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