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First of its KindFIRST - Windmill in California - Fort Ross, CA

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A replica of the first windmill in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Mailbox in Estonia - Tallinn, Estonia

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One of the two first mailboxes in Estonia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Estonia

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST African-American Policeman in Fort Worth, TX

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Hagar Tucker was the first African American policeman in Fort Worth, TX, way back in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST- Cabin on site of Eureka, Montana

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This First Cabin is within the Tobacco Valley Historical Village located at 4 Dewey Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Use of the Basketball 24-Second Shot Clock - Syracuse, NY

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A plaque recounting the first use of the 24-second shot clock in basketball is located on a shot clock on S. Franklin Street near Armory Square in Syracuse, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Director of the National Gallery - Fitzroy Square, London, UK

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This GLC blue plaque, to Sir Charles Eastlake the first director of the National Gallery, is mounted on a building on the north east side of Fitroy Square close to its north corner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settlement of the Nepali Community - Whitefield Street, London, UK

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This Borough of Camden brown plaque, to the first Nepali Community settlement, is attached to a building on the south west side of Whitefield Street opposite a small park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Birth Control Clinic - Whitefield Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, that mentions Dr Marie Stopes and the first birth control clinic, is attached to a building on the north east side of Whitefield Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Catholic Church in Arkansas, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Plum Bayou AR

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St. Mary's Catholic Church, off of AR SH 31 and a mile or more down St. Mary's Catholic Church Road northeast of Pine Bluff AR, started on a barge at Arkansas Post in 1782 and still serves the faithful today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: 10/20/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Naval Medical School - Rochefort, France

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[FR] Grâce au soutien constant de l'intendant François de Beauharnais, l'école de Rochefort est née en 1722. [EN] The Naval School of Medicine still looks the same today as it did in the middle of the 19th Century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Woman Employed by the Forest Service as a Fire Lookout - Hallie M. Daggett

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Located behind the Siskiyou County Museum are two painted murals, one of which portrays Hallie Daggett as the first female fire lookout in U.S. history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Home in Anaheim - Anaheim, CA

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A small house, at a small historic park in downtown Anaheim.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Hospital, Wongan Hills, Western Australia

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The first hospital in the wheatbelt town is now the museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 10/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Meeting of The Grand Lodge of English Freemasons - St Paul's Churchyard, London, UK

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A blue plaque denotes the location of the Grand Lodge of English Freemasons first meeting. It is located on the north side of St Paul's Churchyard close to the Temple Bar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/2/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Number of the Sunday Times - Salisbury Court, London, UK

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This blue plaque is attached to a building on the west side of Salisbury Court that runs south from Fleet Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/2/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Tractor in Bolgart, Western Australia

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The first tractor to be used on the land around Bolgart

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 10/1/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Windmill in Upper Canada

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Plaque describing the first windmill of Upper Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Explorer to Cross Australia - Campden Hill Square, London, UK

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A London County Council blue plaque erected for John McDouall Stuart, the first explorer to cross Australia, on a house on the north east side of Canpden Hill Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst German Skiing Club - Todtnau, BW, Germany

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A carving of a skier in equipment of the 1890s in the center of Todtnau commemorates the founding of Germany's first skiing club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 9/28/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Women's Rights Convention in the World - Seneca Falls, NY

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Identical plaques identifying the first Women's Rights Convention in the world is located on the outside east wall and same interior wall of the Wesleyan Chapel at just east of 136 Fall Street in Seneca Falls, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 9/27/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Meeting of the MS Dental Association, Vicksburg MS

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The Mississippi Dental Association was organized, had its first meeting, and elected its first President at Vicksburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: 9/26/2014

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First of its KindFirst Ranch in Potter County -

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The _X (LX) First Ranch in Potter County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Scientific Life Insurance - Nicholas Lane, London, UK

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This blue plaque placed by the Corporation of London is on the north west side of St Nicholas Lane. It denotes the site of St Nicholas Acon's parsonage and is where "scientific life insurance" began in 1762.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Gas Well in the Panhandle of Texas

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Also the largest in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Columned house in Vicksburg, Vicksburg MS

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Anchuca is not only the first columned home in Vicksburg, it is also the first antebellum home to open as a tour home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 9/24/2014

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