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First of its KindFirst Mode of Land Transportation in the Development of Western Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba

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The Red River Ox Cart was the first mode of land transportation used in the development of western Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PM8

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 8/24/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Underground Railway in the World, Paddington Station, City of Westminster, London, UK

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London's Paddington Station was the original western end of the Metropolitan Railway, now better known as the London Underground

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Item passed through the Channel Tunnel to France, Praed St, Westminister, London, UK

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When the Channel Tunnel's English and french sides broke through to one another, the first thing through from the English side was a stuffed Paddington Bear

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 7/18/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Flour Mill in Pleasant Grove

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In 1872 Archibald Gardner built the first flour mill in Pleasant Grove

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UtahSteve

location: Utah

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- White Child Born in Klamath County, Oregon

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A headstone within Merrill IOOF Cemetery notes the first white child born in Klamath County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Minter's Chapel Cemetery - Fort Worth, TX

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The Texas Historical Marker at the front of Minter's Chapel Cemetery notes that the earliest marked grave here is that of A.M. Newton, who died in 1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Printer in Fleet Street - St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London, UK

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This oval, grey slate plaque is attached to an internal wall at the west end of St Bride's Church in Fleet Street. The plaque is to Wynkyn de Worde who dies in 1535 and was buried at St Bride's and was the "first printer in Fleet Street".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Map of English Geology, City of Westminster, London, UK

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The man who made the first map of English and Welsh geology lived here from 1804-1829

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 8/25/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Headquarters of the RAF, The Strand, City of Westminster, London, UK

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The first headquarters of the RAF were here, at the former Hotel Cecil on the Strand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/21/2016

last visited: 7/17/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Lord's Cricket Ground - Dorset Square, London, UK

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On the eastern edge of the garden in the centre of Dorset Square is a wooden hut that has two brown plaques attached. The plaque on the right advises that Thomas Lord laid out his original (first) cricket ground, here, in 1787.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Bentley Motor Car - Chagford Street, London, UK

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This plaque is attached to a building on the south west side of Chagford Street and indicates that Bentley Number One was "produced here in the year 1919".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/17/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Chapel in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

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Now over 125 years old, St. Joseph's is actually the second oldest in the town, Holy Trinity Anglican being over 30 years older than St. Joseph's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/16/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Mercantile Business in Irving - Irving, TX

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An Irving Centennial Marker notes this as the original site of the Irving Lumber Company, the first mercantile business in town, surviving into the 1980s and spawning one spinoff business, Handy House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/14/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Casting of the Kalachakra Mandala in Bronze, Tibetan Peace Garden, London, Southwark, UK

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The first Kalachakra Mandela ever cast in bronze is on display at the Tibetan Peace garden in London

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/14/2016

last visited: 7/15/2016

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First of its KindFirst - Church in Upton County - Rankin, TX

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Small rock church

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/14/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Permanent Building in Van Horn, TX

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First permanent structure in Van Horn. Earliest portion (built 1901) housed original city post office. Main portion was built in 1905-06 by John Cox of concrete blocks handmade by crew on site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/11/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Night's refuge in London by Eleanor of Aragon, London, Southwark, UK

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According to a plaque on the front of this building, this is the first place Eleanor of Aragon, soon to be Henry VII's first wife, stayed after landing in London for the first time

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2016

last visited: 7/16/2016

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First of its KindOLDEST Marked Grave - Shady Grove Cemetery - Grand Prairie, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker inside Shady Grove Cemetery indicates that the oldest marked grave in the cemetery dates to 1878. The headstone of Rhoda Stone is the only headstone with a death year of 1878, making hers the oldest marked grave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/10/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Colonizer & Governor of New Mexico - Anthony, NM

in First of its Kind

He came here in 1598

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/10/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - National Acadian Convention - Memramcook, NB

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Near the Monument Lefebvre building, on what was once the campus of Saint Joseph’s College in Memramcook, is a beautiful sculpture, accompanied by this informational panel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - President of Yale College - Clinton, CT

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A statue of Abraham Pierson, the first president of Yale College, is located on the north side of US Route 1 in Clinton, CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/9/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial at Mission San Juan Bautista Cemetery - San Juan Bautista, CA

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4,300 souls were buried in Mission San Juan Bautista's Cemetery- the first in 1798.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2016

last visited: 11/10/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Phillips 66 Gas Station in Texas - Mclean, Texas.

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This Dolls House size Phillips Gas Station, is a triple FIRST, in 1929 became the first Phillips Petroleum Retail Outlet in Texas. In 1992 it became the FIRST restored station on old Route 66. Located on FIRST Street, McLean, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 8/3/2016

last visited: 8/7/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Irving Public Library - Irving, TX

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An Irving Centennial marker stands in Irving's Heritage Park, providing some background about this converted home, which was the first permanent location of the Irving Public Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST fly of Junkers F13

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Hier fand der Jungfernflug der Junkers F13 statt Here the maiden flight of the Junkers F13 was held

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr&Mrs_Right

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 8/2/2016

last visited: never

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