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First of its KindFIRST brick cathedral in Denmark - Roskilde, Denmark

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The first Gothic cathedral to be built of brick, it encouraged the spread of the Brick Gothic style throughout Northern Europe. Constructed during the 12th and 13th centuries, the cathedral incorporates both Gothic and Romanesque features.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Denmark

date approved: 1/22/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Telephone in Jeff Davis County, Fort Davis TX

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The first telephone in Jeff Davis County operated out of the Union Mercantile store in downtown Fort Davis

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/22/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Contact with the Apache Indians, Fort Davis NHS, Fort Davis TX

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An interpretive sign at the entrance to Fort Davis National Historic Site details the first contact between U.S. Army troops and local Apache Indians in 1849

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/22/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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First of its KindFIRST university in Poland - Krakow, Poland

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Founded in 1364 by Casimir III the Great, the Jagiellonian University is the oldest university in Poland, the second oldest university in Central Europe, and one of the oldest surviving universities in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST publicly accessible cave in Slovakia - Jasová, Slovakia

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The cave was opened for the public in 1846, making it the oldest publicly accessible cave in Slovakia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Košický kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Protestant Church between San Antonio and El Paso, Fort Davis TX

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The Fort Davis United Methodist Church, built 1884, is the first Protestant church between San Antonio and El Paso

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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First of its KindFIRST --- Director of the Lincoln Park Zoo - Chicago, IL

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First Director= Cyrus B De Vry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/19/2017

last visited: 6/24/2011

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First of its KindFIRST -- Headquarters of the 9th Cavalry, US Army, Fort Stockton TX

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Old Fort Stockton, occupied by the US Army from 1859-1861, and again from 1867-1886, was the first headquarters of the 9th Cavalry regiment of the United States Army, a famous "Buffalo Soldiers" regiment renowned for their bravery in battle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/19/2017

last visited: 1/19/2017

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First of its KindPremiere ville Belge libérée. Tournai. Belgium

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Tournai, 1ere ville Belge libérée

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Belgium

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: 1/16/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Telephone Exchange, Fort Stockton TX

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The site of the first telephone exchange in Fort Stockton is marked with the state historic marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Texas Army Post Attacked by Indians, Fort Lancaster SHS, Sheffield TX

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Fort Lancaster, which protected the Lower El Paso-San Antonio Road, was the first Texas Army fort attacked by Indians

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Euro-Americans to Enter Yosemite Valley - Yosemite, CA

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Located on the "A View Through Time" plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- American Water Landmark - Chicago, IL

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The historic water tower is located in downtown Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Rural School west of the Pecos, SH 118 SE of Fort Davis, TX

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A lonely historical marker on SH 118 southeast of Fort Davis preserves the location of the first rural school west of the Pecos River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Platted town in Crockett County, Taylor Box Rd at I-10, nr Ozona TX

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The site of the failed town of Emerald, one mile north of this run down and awful trucker's motel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Town in Carson County - Panhandle, TX

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Named Carson City, after the county, later changed to Panhandle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Buick Dealership in Alpine, Alpine TX

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Among other contributions to this city and its citizens, J. C. Bird opened the first Buick dealership in Alpine. This state historic marker is affixed to the front of J.C. Bird's widow's house in Alpine that she had built after he died.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Labor Day - New York, NY

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One of the most historic squares in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/12/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Immigrant Processes at Ellis Island - New York, NY

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A statue located in the east wing lower level of the National Immigration Museum on Ellis Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/11/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Major Public NYC Library - New York, NY

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A marker located at the former Astor Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Large-Scale Strike of Women Workers in the U.S. - New York, NY

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A historical marker located at the site of one of the worst disasters in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/10/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of Kimble County State Bank, Junction TX

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The man who dug the first canal in Junction (which turned into this city's first waterworks) also became the first President of the Kimble County State Bank

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/8/2017

last visited: 1/9/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mayor of Junction, Junction TX

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The man who dug the first canal that led to the first waterworks in the city of Junction also became its first mayor

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/8/2017

last visited: 1/9/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Waterworks in the City of Junction, Junction TX

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A state historic marker for Junction's first waterworks stands at the old water tower not far from the County Courthouse

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/8/2017

last visited: 1/9/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Sawmill in Kimble County, Junction TX

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The site of Kimble County's first sawmill is marked with a state historic plaque near the south Llano River in Schreiner Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/8/2017

last visited: 9/3/2014

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