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First of its KindFIRST -- Local School for African-American Students, Bartlett TX

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The state historic marker for the Bartlett Colored School preserves the site of the area's first school for African American students in Bartlett

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: 11/25/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in Bratton Cemetery, Round Rock TX

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Mary J. Robey, who died in 1847, is the first person buried at Bratton Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/2/2016

last visited: 11/25/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Public high school building in Austin, Austin TX

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The John T. Allen high school building at 9th and Trinity built in Austin was the 1st public high school building built in Austin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/1/2016

last visited: 11/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Secretary of the Texas Navy, Texas State Cemetery, Austin TX

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The tombstone for Robert Potter, the first Secretary of the Texas Navy, one of many distinguished Texans at this historic cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/29/2016

last visited: 11/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Seat of the First Episcopal Bishop of Texas, Austin TX

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St. David's Episcopal Church of Austin; the first seat of the first Episcopal Bishop of Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2016

last visited: 11/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Stone Church in Austin, Austin TX

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St. David's Episcopal Church: the first stone church in Austin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2016

last visited: 11/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in the Texas State Cemetery, Austin TX

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According to state historic marker for Austin Masonic Lodge number 12, lodge member Edward Burleson, a former vice president of the Republic of Texas, was the first burial of any person at the Texas State Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2016

last visited: 11/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Site of First Methodist Church of Austin -- 401 Congress Ave., Austin TX

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A state historic marker preserves the first site of the First Methodist Church of Austin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2016

last visited: 11/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- UIL competition held, University of Texas, Austin TX

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The 1st competition under the auspices of the University and is scholastically was held on board, University of Texas in 1911

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2016

last visited: 11/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Female Graduate of the University of Texas Law School & Female lawyer in, Austin TX

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The home of Anna Sandbo, the first female graduate of the University of Texas Law School, in Austin TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2016

last visited: 11/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Pay-for-Play Golf Tournament, Hancock Park, Austin TX

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The Austin Golf Club hosted the nation's first paid play golf tournament in 1906

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Brick Residence in Borger, TX

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Colorful character built the home and died ignominiously.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/28/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Buried at Holt Cemetery - Hutchinson County, TX

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Nothing left of this community except the cemetery and the old school, ranching is still strong here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/25/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Internment in Kiowa Cemetery - near Booker, TX

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Another Panhandle ghost town, all that remains are those who passed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Train Arrival in Booker, Texas

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This date is the date also used as the birthday of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Marked Burial in View Point Cemetery - Lipscomb County, TX

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Another first burial in Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST- Caretaker & Burial in Fairmont Cemetery - Lipscomb County, TX

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There was once a town here, but it moved, south, to the railroad tracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/22/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Marked Grave in Lipscomb Cemetery - Lipscomb County, TX

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First marked grave is another infant who didn't make it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST baroque building "Alte Handelsbörse" - Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

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The building is the first baroque building of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: 12/2/2016

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First of its KindFOUNDING -- Meeting of the YMCA, St Paul's Churchyard, City of London, UK

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The plaque at 100 St Paul's Churchyard relates the founding meeting of the YMCA movement

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2016

last visited: 11/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial in St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery - Lipscomb, TX

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Late 19th century and early 20th century, it was usually a baby being buried first.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in Burke Cemetery, Fort Worth TX

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Burke Cemetery is located the the intersection of Bryant Irvin Road and Arborlawn Drive near a new shopping center in far southwest Fort Worth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: 11/19/2016

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First of its KindFOUNDER -- of the University Co-Op, Professor William Battle, Austin TX

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Professor William Battle, namesake of the iconic Battle Hall, is also honored on the front of the University Co-Op

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: 11/19/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mayor of Richardson, McKamy Spring Park, Richardson TX

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Thomas McKamy, who bought the land around and built a home near McKamy Spring, served as the first Mayor of Richardson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2016

last visited: 6/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in McGrady Cemetery - Near Saint Jo, TX

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Noted both by a grave marker and the 1991 Texas Historical Marker at the cemetery gate, a "Mr. White" was killed by Indians in the 1870s, and is the first burial here in historic McGrady Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2016

last visited: never

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