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First of its KindFirst Log Cabin in Randolph County - Huntsville, MO

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Built by Allen Mayo 1818

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Sheriff of Briscoe County -- Silverton TX

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A state histoirc marker recalls Miner Crawford, the first Sheriff of Briscoe County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/9/2014

last visited: 12/28/2013

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First of its KindFIRST Rotary Drilling Rig used in TX Panhandle -- SH 207 19 mi. N of Panhandle TX

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A state historic marker commemorating the first use of this type of drilling rig in this part of Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/9/2014

last visited: 12/27/2013

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First of its KindFirst County Seat of Ray County, MO

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1st town, and 1st county seat, but when the river moved 3 miles south [Missouri River] and the county seat moved to Richmond, Bluffton was a gonner. But first it had a bunch of firsts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/6/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Tennis Court in Gloucester - Gloucester, UK

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The Grade I listed New Inn, built in the mid 15th century, is located on the south east side of Northgate Street in Gloucester. It is claimed that the first tennis court in Gloucester was here during Tudor times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/4/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Hotel in Graville, IL

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Built for the river travelers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Meeting House in Boston - Boston, MA

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The plaque is over a door of a building built on the site of the first meetinghouse, built in 1632, where services and government meetings were held in Boston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/31/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Unseeded Player to Reach the Semifinals of the U.S. Open - Nancy Chaffee Whitaker

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This citizen memorial mentions a FIRST and is located within Whitewater Park in Rancho Mirage, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 3/31/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Presbyterian Church in Illinois - White County, IL

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Location of this waymark above is for the Sharon Church, the Illinois marker is a half mile away

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/31/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Black Regiment in the Civil War - New Bedford, MA

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The first enlistment office to recruit Black soldiers into the United States Army happened here during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/30/2014

last visited: 7/10/2010

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First of its KindFirst Macadam Roads West of the Mississippi -Clarksville MO

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First Macadam Roads West of the Mississippi

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst College in Illinois to Graduate a Class - Jacksonville, IL

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Also the FIRST Graduate in Illinois, Richard Yates

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Medical School in Illinois - Jacksonville, IL

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Medical school didn't last long, but it was first.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst College Building in Illinois

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It was the first college in Illinois to graduate a class. The first graduate was Richard Yates, Civil War Governor. Alma Mater of William Jennings Bryan, '81.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Baby Born in Aransas Pass, TX - Elmwood Cemetery - Bowie, TX

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A plaque on a homemade concrete headstone in Elmwood Cemetery, Bowie, TX, indicates that the person buried here, Aransas Harbour Spriegel, was the first baby born in the port city of Aransas Pass, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/15/2014

last visited: 3/12/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Hospital in Savannah to train African-American doctors and nurses - Savannah, GA

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This was the site of the first hospital in Savannah to train African-American doctors and nurses. Located at 644 W. 36th St., Savannah, GA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 3/15/2014

last visited: 3/10/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Telephone Switchboard in Town - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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This is one of many first at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/13/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Electrical Generator in Town - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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This is one of many first at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/13/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Wollen Mill - Jacksonville, IL

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"The Capps Woolen Mills made a sensible addition to the sheep industry. Specialty stores began replacing general stores, and cash began to replace bartering and buying on credit." - History of Jacksonville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Movie House in Town - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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This is one of many first at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/12/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Run of First Steam Railroad - Meredosia, IL

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monument in small city park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/11/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST: Organized Town In Ohio Valley - West Liberty, West Virginia

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Marker giving brief history of West Liberty, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - President of the Royal Academy -London, England, UK

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Joshua Reynolds, a prominent painter, was the first president of the Royal Academy of Arts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 3/6/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Disney Theme Park Outside California - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom Theme Park was the first theme park built by Disney other than the original.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Florida

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Animal Conservation Themed Disney Park - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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This is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited zoo which is also one of 4 theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Florida

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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