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First of its KindFIRST - Solvent Savings Bank - Memphis, TN

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The Solvent Savings Bank was the first Negro bank established in Memphis. Located across the street from the Robert Church Park on Beale St, Memphis, TN. Located at 386 Beale St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/29/2016

last visited: 9/17/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Beale Street Baptist Church - Memphis, TN

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Beale Street Baptist Church is the oldest, continuous Negro congregation in Memphis. Located on Beale Street at 4th Street, Memphis, TN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/28/2016

last visited: 9/17/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Resident of the Mokane Jail - Mokane, MO

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As town grew and railroad workers now had their own hotel, the town needed a jail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - English Thanksgiving In Virginia

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Marker commemorating the first Thanksgiving in Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Baptist Church - Woonsocket RI

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Built in 1890 and occupied in 1892

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - House of Worship - Walnut Creek, CA

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The first house of worship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Alexander Cemetery - Anna, TX

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A 2015 Collin County Historical Commission marker near the front of Alexander Cemetery indicates that the earliest marked grave here is that of William Alexander, dating to 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Astronomer Royal, John Flamsteed, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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John Flamsteed, appointed in 1676 by King Charles II was the first Astronomer Royal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: 9/25/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Coaster in the UK. to have beyond vertical drop - Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Speed: No Limits - A steel Roller Coaster opened in 2006 & the first Coaster in the UK. to have beyond vertical drop, Located at Oakwood Theme Park, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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First of its KindFOUNDER & FIRST Governor of Australia, ADM Arthur Phillip RN, Watling Street, St Paul's Churchyard, London, UK

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The memorial and bust in honour of Admiral Arthur Phillip of the Royal Navy, discoverer of the site of Sydney, the founder and first governor of Australia, near St. Paul's Cathedral in London

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Graves in McLarry Cemetery - McKinney, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the front of McLarry Cemetery -- east of US 75 on Collin County Road 273 -- notes that the earliest marked burials here are of two children, Henry E. and Adella M. Hall, who died on the same day in 1870.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/18/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Mennonite Sunday School in America

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Location of the Mennonite First Sunday School in America

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Known Name of Clear Creek - Golden, CO

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The first name of this Golden, CO creek was Cannon Ball Creek—so named by Frenchmen. #3531

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: 7/2/2016

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First of its KindEARLIEST Western Nation to Claim Clear Creek - Golden, CO

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The earliest western nation to claim this creek was France when it created the New World Province called Louisiana in 1682 and named it Canon Ball Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/13/2016

last visited: 7/2/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- School Site in Orange County - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A newly placed plaque tells what was on this site over 150 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/11/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Railroad in Indian Territory - Mokane, MO

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First train line from the north in Texas, and first train line ever in Indian Territory

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/11/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Bridge Spanning the Wichita River at Ohio Street - Wichita Falls, TX

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A marker designates the the planning of construction for the first bridge at this site. #3527

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 9/9/2016

last visited: 8/14/2016

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First of its KindFirst County Home Demonstration Agent Appointed in Texas - Denton, TX

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A historical marker noting Edna Westbrook Trigg as the first county home demonstration agent appointed in Texas. #3526

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 9/9/2016

last visited: 8/14/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Curator Of Armouries, St. Peter Vincula, Tower of London, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

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The memorial to Sir Harold Arthur, Viscount Dillon, first Curator of Armouries

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/7/2016

last visited: 7/20/2016

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

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One of the two granite markers at the main entrance to historic Nevada Cemetery notes that J.A. McIver was the first burial here in 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/4/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Abston Cemetery - Lavon, TX

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A 1988 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Abston Cemetery notes that the first burial here was that of American Revolution veteran, John Abston, in 1856.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/4/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Local Authority Estate Under Tenants' Control in Britain - London, UK

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This blue plaque was erected for the "Stephen and Matilda Tenants' Co=operative" that vecame active in 1978 and was "the first ever local authority estate under tenants' control in Britain". The plaque is attached to the SE face of Matilda House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2016

last visited: never

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First of its Kind1922 Ford Fire Truck - 1st Motorized Southport Fire Truck - Southport, NC

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First motorized fire truck for Southport Fire Department and for Brunswick County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/31/2016

last visited: 8/31/2016

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First of its KindLilla Mollycheck - 1st Southeastern NC Beach Fishing Rodeo Women's Champion, 1946

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Mrs Mollycheck was the first woman to win the 1st Southeastern NC Beach Fishing Rodeo Women's Champion in North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: 8/31/2016

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First of its KindLilla Mollycheck - First Woman Juror 1946 - Brunswick Co., NC

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Mrs Mollycheck was the first woman chosen as a juror in Superior Court in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: 8/31/2016

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