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First of its KindFIRST - American Viticultural Area in US - Augusta, MO

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Mount Pleasant winery in the center of the area. Sign on Town Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/18/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Church Building in Palo Pinto - Palo Pinto, TX

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This former First Christian Church can be found at the corner of Elm St and an unnamed dirt road between W 7th and W 8th Streets in Palo Pinto, TX. A 1968 Texas Historical Marker indicates that it's the oldest church building in Palo Pinto.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/17/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- United States Secretary of the Treasury - New York, NY

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A historical sign located along 141st street in uptown Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/10/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Montague Catholic Cemetery - Montague, TX

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A 2016 Texas Historical Marker at Montague Catholic Cemetery notes that the first burial was that of an infant, Girolomo Vitali in 1901.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/10/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Municipal Water System in NYC - New York, NY

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One of a few plaques at the African Burial Ground National Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/8/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST COMMERCIAL BAKERY in the Adelaide Hills - Hahndorf Bakery - Hahndorf - Sa - Australia

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Cafe Assiette in 72 Main Street, former first Bakery in Hahndorf

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 7/8/2018

last visited: 7/7/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Below-Ground New York City Landmark - New York, NY

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One of a few plaques at the African Burial Ground National Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/8/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Canadian Woman to be promoted to the rank of Colonel - Ottawa, Ontario

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Colonel Elizabeth Laurie Smellie, Canada's Matron-in-Chief during the Second World War, became the first Canadian woman to be promoted to the rank of Colonel. The plaque is located in the Hall of Honour, inside the Canadian War Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2018

last visited: 7/12/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Army of the United States - New York, NY

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One of many war memorials on Governor's Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/7/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- PFLAG Meeting - New York, NY

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A historical marker at The Church of the Village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/6/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Document Burial in Oakwood Cemetery - Honey Grove, TX

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A 1988 Texas Historical Marker at Oakwood Cemetery indicates that the earliest documented burial here is that of an early area pioneer, James G. Gilmer, who died in 1846.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Roller Coaster in the United States - Coney Island, NY

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The site of the first roller coaster in the country is now the home of one of the oldest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/3/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- US President Inauguration - New York, NY

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A cornerstone inside Federal Hall National Monument in which George Washington took his oath of office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/3/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Preaching House - New York, NY

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One of many historical markers in downtown Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/2/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Commercial Bush Pilot - Ottawa, Ontario

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Stuart Graham is the world's first commercial bush pilot. In June 1919, he made the first aerial forest patrol in the HS-2L Vigilance. This historic event marked the inception of commercial bush flying in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/2/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Canadian Aeronautical Engineer - Ottawa, Ontario

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Wallace Rupert Turnbull was Canada's first aeronautical engineer. A plaque in his memory and that of his accomplishments is located inside the Space and Aviation Museum, in Ottawa, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/1/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery - Coldspring, TX

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Francis California Snow, daughter of Dr. Thomas Snow is recorded as the first burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Coldspring, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 6/30/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Powered Airplane to Fly in Canada - Ottawa, Ontario

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The A.E.A. Silver Dart was the first powered airplane to fly in Canada. A reproduction of the Silver Dart is located in the Space and Aviation Museum, in Ottawa, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/30/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Ölmühle im Rheinland - Waldbreitbach - RLP - Germany

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Alte Ölmühle in Waldbreitbach

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 6/30/2018

last visited: 6/30/2018

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First of its KindComanche Field Discovery Well - Comanche, OK

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This restoration highlights the FIRST well brought into production in the Comanche Oilfield which brought economic development to this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/29/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Jail in Junction City, OR

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A preserved and relocated jail sits behind the Pitney House Museum and is Junction City's first jail, built in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/28/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - All metal aircraft to go into production - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Junkers J.I was the first all metal aircraft to go into production. It is presently located indoors at the Canada Space and Aviation Museum, 11 Aviation Parkway, Ottawa, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial in Oakwood Cemetery - Coldspring, TX

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The capstone is cracked and difficult to read, but after over 165 years outside in Texas, it looks pretty good.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 6/27/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIER YMCA en Amérique du Nord

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Le tout premier YMCA en Amérique du Nord a ouvert ses portes en 1851 dans ce qui est aujourd'hui le Vieux-Montréal. -/- FIRST YMCA in North America opened its doors in 1851 in what is today Old Montréal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blackjack65

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2018

last visited: 7/6/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Class of King's College - New York, NY

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A historical marker next to Trinity Church in lower Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 6/25/2018

last visited: never

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