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First of its KindFIRST -- Tustin Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty - Tustin, CA

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A police memorial to an officer who was fatally shot during a call in 1972 at the Tustin City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/25/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst- school, seat of justice, church, sabbath school ~ Greenville, IL

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This marker erected for the U.S. Bicentennial list a lot of first for this county and for Illinois

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/25/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindGoodletsville's First Citizen - Goodletsville, TN

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History plaque (burial headstone) telling about the first person to live in Goodletsville, TN

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/23/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Czech volunteer fire department / První ceský sbor dobrovolných hasicu - Velvary (Central Bohemia)

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The first Czech volunteer fire department was founded here in town Velvary in the depicted house by Mr. Karel Krohn on May 22, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/22/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - American unit to be honored by a foreign country for exceptional bravery in combat. - Boston, MA

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This memorial is located on the 3rd floor of the Massachusetts State House in Boston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/21/2015

last visited: 6/29/2010

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First of its KindFirst Railroad - Lafayette County - Higginsville, MO

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Nucleus to a towns growth and survival.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/17/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Marked Grave in Long Cemetery - Cumby, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the front of historic Long Cemetery, south of Cumby, TX, indicates that the grave of John M. Webb is the first marked grave here, dating to 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/9/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Symphony by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Ebury Street, London, UK

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This brown London County Council plaque, to Mozart's first symphony composition, is attached to a building on the north west side of Ebury Street close to Orange Square where there is a statue of Mozart.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/9/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Permanent Settler in Iceland - Reykjavik, Iceland

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Ingolfur Arnarson and his wife are recognized as the first permanent Nordic settlers of Iceland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Iceland

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: 6/21/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Cemetery in Fremantle , Western Australia

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The site of the first Fremantle Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Catholic Baptism in Memphis -- Eugene Magevney House, Memphis TN

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The Eugene Magevney house stands next door to St Peter Roman Catholic Church in downtown Memphis. It is the site of THREE important firsts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/31/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Catholic Wedding in Memphis, Magevney House, Memphis TN

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The Eugene Magevney house stands next door to St Peter Roman Catholic Church in downtown Memphis. It is the site of THREE important firsts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/31/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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First of its KindFIRST Catholic Mass in Memphis -- Eugene Magevney House, Memphis TN

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The Eugene Magevney house stands next door to St Peter Roman Catholic Church in downtown Memphis. It is the site of THREE important firsts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/30/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- US Garrison in the Mid-Mississippi River Valley, Memphis TN

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A historic marker in a small park near the intersection of A W Willis and Center Lane, on the northside of downtown Memphis marks the spot of the first US military garrison in the mid-Mississippi Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/26/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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First of its KindFirst - dekan lekarske fakulty MU - Brno, Czech Republic

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CZ: Prvni dekan lékarské fakulty MU // First dean of the Faculty of Medicine MU

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 3/25/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst sculpture by a woman erected in Reykjavik - Reykjavik, Iceland

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This sculpture, entitled "Motherly Love" is located in Mothers' Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Iceland

date approved: 3/24/2015

last visited: 6/21/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Allied Aircraft Operating from the British Isles to Shoot Down an Enemy Plane - RAF Museum, Hendon, London, UK

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The Lockheed Hudson was the FIRST Allied aircraft, operating from the British Isles, to shoot down an enemy aircraft in World War II. This is recorded in the RAF Museum's website and on the information board (see photos) next to the plane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Aircraft to Capture a U-Boat - RAF Museum, Hendon, London, UK

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The Lockheed Hudson was the FIRST aircraft to capture a U-Boat. It happened on 21st August 1941. The event is recorded on the RAF Museum's website and on an information board next to the aircraft in the RAF Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Elected Woman Mayor in the U.S. - Argonia, KS

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Several plaques are here stating the same thing, so I will put them all together

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Barbados Prime Minister - Bridgetown, Barbados

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The statue of Errol Walton Barrow, the first Prime Minister of Barbados, was unveiled on Sunday 21st January 2007 in the refurbished Independence Square in Bridgetown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Barbados

date approved: 3/18/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Attack by Carrie Nation against Booze - Kiowa, KS

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24 miles south of her Medicine Lodge home in Kiowa, Kansas, she began the assaults, against illegal saloons. Then it grew. She used full bottles of whiskey and pool balls as weapons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/15/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Turbine in Operation on the Kootenay River

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This turbine runner is at an observation pullout at the Lower Bonnington Dam along Highway 3/6 at Bonnington Falls. From the pullout one may also view the dam and get a glimpse of the Upper Bonnington Dam, as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/14/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Saint Lucia Prime Minister - Castries, Saint Lucia

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The statue of Sir John George Melvin Compton, the Father of Independence, was unveiled in February 2014 in Constitution Park in front of Castries City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Saint Lucia

date approved: 3/10/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - workable quicksilver mine in North America - San Jose, CA

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A plaque about the former mine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/6/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Non-native Settlement in Stevens County, WA

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This, the site of the original St. Paul's Mission, was established near the Fort Colville Hudson's Bay Trading Post in 1830. This was the first non-native settlement in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 3/5/2015

last visited: never

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