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First of its KindFIRST - Hydroelectric Power System - Niagara Falls, ON, Canada

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A monument honoring Serbian-American inventor and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla who created the world's first hydroelectric power system at Niagara Falls is located in Victoria Park on the Niagara Parkway in Niagara Falls, ON, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/20/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Sovereign of the House of Windsor - Thames Street, Windsor, UK

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This Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead blue plaque marks a memorial to King George V, the first of the Windsors, that was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. The plaque is on the north east side of Thames Street at the junction with Datchet Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/20/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Susan Bradford Work & Infant, Dallas TX

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Susan Bradford Work and her infant are the first burials in what was then known as Trinity Cemetery, and is now called Greenwood Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America - Philadelphia, PA

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A historical marker located next to Christ Church Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- English Translation of the the Hebrew Bible - Philadelphia, PA

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A historical marker located next to Christ Church Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- African-American Bishop - Philadelphia, PA

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A historical marker located next to Christ Church Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Fullerton Park Superintendent - Fullerton, CA

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A new plaque located at the entrance to Amerige Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Fullerton Public Park - Fullerton, CA

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Amerige Park is the oldest public park in Fullerton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Fullerton High School - Fullerton, CA

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This was the site of the first high school in Fullerton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Leader of the Notting Hill Carnival - Tavistock Road, London, UK

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This Nubian Jak Community Trust plaque is dedicated to the musician and first leader of the Notting Hill Carnival, Russell Henderson. The plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Tavistock Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Wendy's Restaurant - Columbus, OH

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The site of the first Wendy's was located in downtown Columbus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/8/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Large Canadian Irrigation Project

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The first major irrigation project to be undertaken in Canada, the Galt Canal opened vast amounts of previously arid Southern Alberta to agriculture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/8/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Grist and Saw Mills in Montana

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The original site of St. Mary's Mission, what little remains of Fort Owen has become Fort Owen State Park, a historic site and museum detailing the story of the first St. Mary's Mission and of Fort Owen itself.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/6/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Permanent White Settlement in Montana

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The original site of St. Mary's Mission, what little remains of Fort Owen has become Fort Owen State Park, a historic site and museum detailing the story of the first St. Mary's Mission and of Fort Owen itself.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/6/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Liquor License Issued After Prohibition - The Berghoff, Chicago, IL

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Home of Chicago's liquor license #1!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/6/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Public Golf Course in Kansas City - Kansas City, Mo.

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This marker is located outside the Battle of Westport Museum located at 6601 Swope Parkway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/2/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Modern Settlement Mason County - Havana, IL

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From the Mississipians to the Latter-Day Saints, people who greatly influenced this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/27/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Settler - East Homer, NY

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There is a plaque in front of the ME Church dedicated to John Albright, first settler.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 6/22/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Courthouse in Baxter County - Mountain Home, Ar.

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This simple metal sign gives the history of the Casey House & Store. It is located on the north fence surrounding the property at Arena Dr and E Wade Avenue in the Baxter County Fairgrounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Equestrian Statue in Sweden

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This life-size equestrian statue of Gustav II Adolf is located in Gustav Adolfs torg (Swedish for "Gustav Adolf's Square"), a public square in central Stockholm, Sweden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Stockholm, Sweden

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - To Sell Honda Motorcycles - Greenville, IL

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Shoe shop that grew and even sold motorcycles

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Pioneer Wagons over the Sierra Nevada

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History plaque at Donner Summit Overlook.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: 10/9/2016

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First of its KindFIRST MacIntosh Red Apple Tree - Dundela, ON

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Marker located near the village of Dundela, denoting the location of the first McIntosh apple tree, planted by John McIntosh in 1796.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Election in Wood County, TX - Mineola, TX

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A 1973 Texas Historical Marker about 4.4 miles from Mineoloa on FM 49 notes this as the location of the first election in Wood County's history, back in 1850, under an old oak tree that used to be here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/15/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Office of the Union Democrat - Sonora, CA

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A plaque in downtown Sonora.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/14/2017

last visited: never

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