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First of its KindFIRST - Jewish Canadian to receive the Order of the British Empire - PREMIÈRE - Canadienne juive à recevoir l'Ordre de l'Empire Britannique - Ottawa, Ontario

in First of its Kind

Lillian Bilsky Freiman is the first Jewish Canadian to receive the Order of the British Empire. Lillian Bilsky Freiman est la première Canadienne juive à recevoir l’Ordre de l’Empire Britannique.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/17/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Marshal of Caldwell, Kansas

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After a great job as Marshal, his replacements decided to get him gone. Sounds almost like the Mafia handled things in the 30s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/17/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Female administrator - PREMIÈRE - Femme administratrice - Ottawa, Ontario

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In 1987, Marion Atwell became the first female District Administrator for Little League Canada. En 1987, Marion Atwell est devenue la première femme à occuper le poste d’administratrice de district au sein de Petite ligue Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/16/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settler - Seymour Rogers - Liberal, KS

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Mr. Rogers also coined the town's name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/16/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Colony House - Scandia, KS

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The Scandinavian and Bohemian (now Czech Republic) movement west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/15/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - To Farm in Kansas

in First of its Kind

Brief history of the introduction and production of wheat in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/15/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Use of Name - Liberal, KS

in First of its Kind

Giving away water, can you imagine the extravagance?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/14/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Automatic Telephone Exchange in the Southern Hemisphere, Geelong, Vic, Australia

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The first Automatic Telephone Exchange in the Southern Hemisphere,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 5/9/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Customs House, Geelong , VIC, Australia

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The wooden first Customs House

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 5/9/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Victoria Cross - PREMIÈRE - Croix de Victoria - Ottawa, Ontario

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Lieutenant Alexander Roberts Dunn is the first Canadian to have been awarded the Victoria Cross. Le lieutenant Alexander Roberts Dunn est le premier Canadien à avoir reçu la Croix de Victoria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/9/2019

last visited: 5/16/2019

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First of its KindFirst(Steam) Locomotive and Gas Lighting. Redruth Cornwall UK

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William Murdock lived in this building where he made the first (steam) locomotive (1784) He also invented Gas-Lighting, the house was the first to have gas lighting (1792).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2019

last visited: 5/7/2019

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First of its KindFIRST - Heart Pacemaker - PREMIER - Stimulateur Cardiaque - Ottawa, Ontario

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Dr. John Alexander Hopps developed the world's first pacemaker. Le Docteur John Alexander Hopps conçu le premier stimulateur cardiaque au monde.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/3/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Seniors Park - PREMIER - Parc des Aînés - Ottawa, Ontario

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The first Seniors Park of Eastern Ontario is located on Centrum Boulevard in Ottawa (Orléans Sector). Le premier parc des Aînés dans l'Est de l'Ontario est situé sur le boulevard Centrum, à Ottawa (secteur Orléans).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 5/3/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Marked Grave in Belle Plaine Cemetery - Belle Plaine, TX

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A 1992 Texas Historical Marker at the gate to Belle Plaine Cemetery indicates that the oldest marked grave in the cemetery belongs to Virgil Hill, a young man who was buried here way back in 1878.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/1/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Dated Burial in Black Jack Cemetery - Henderson County, TX

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A 2007 Texas Historical Marker in historic Black Jack Cemetery, northeast of Athens in the old Black Jack community, notes that the earliest dated burial here is that of Susan Adelaide Page, who passed on in 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/29/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Marked Grave in Marystown Cemetery - Marystown, TX

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A 2011 Texas Historical Marker at Marystown Cemetery, south of Burleson where Marystown once stood, notes that the oldest marked grave in the cemetery belongs to Martha Jane (Ledbetter) Ware, who was buried here way back in 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/25/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIER - Prêtre des Vallées - FIRST - Priest of the Valleys - Grande-Vallée, Québec

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Cette plaque en granit est située à proximité de l'église de Saint-Francois Xavier, à Grande-Vallée, Québec. This granite plaque is located in proximity to the Church of Saint Francis Xavier, in Grande Vallée, Quebec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 4/21/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- NBA Player to Score a Three Point Field Goal - Atlantic City, NJ

in First of its Kind

One of many state markers in Atlantic City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/18/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Atwell Cemetery - Callahan County, TX

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A brick paver near the Texas Historical Marker for Atwell Cemetery, southeast of Putnam in rural Callahan County, TX, indicates that Elizabeth (Spradling) Jones was the first burial in the cemetery, back in 1917.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/18/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Marked Grave in Myrtle Springs Cemetery - Henderson County, TX

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A 2006 Texas Historical Marker at Myrtle Springs Cemetery, a bit northwest of Poynor in rural Henderson County, TX, notes that the oldest marked grave in the cemetery belongs to Amanda Pruitt, who died in 1879.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Documented Grave in Elmwood Cemetery - Mineral Wells, TX

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A 1988 Texas Historical Marker at the gate to Elmwood Cemetery in Mineral Wells indicates that the oldest documented grave in the cemetery belongs to Nellie Crump, 1881.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/17/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- US Cruiser to Enter the Yangtze River after WWII, Nashville TN

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The USS NASHVILLE (CL 43) was the first US Navy Cruiser to enter the Yangtze River after World War II

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/17/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Director Geological Survey of Canada - PREMIER - Directeur Commission Géologique du Canada - Percé, Québec

in First of its Kind

Cette plaque, en hommage à Sir William E. Logan, père de la géologie Canadienne, est située sur la route 132, à Percé. This plaque, in tribute to Sir William E. Logan, Father of Canadian Geology, is located on Highway 132, in Percé.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 4/17/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Local Press Censorship & Confederate Militia in Fulton, Missouri

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A couple other first...but these will do as Missouri was declared to secede, then the elected government ran.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/16/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRSTS -- of President Andrew Jackson, The Hermitage, Hermitage TN

in First of its Kind

President Andrew Jackson was first American president to live in any place other than Massachusetts or Virginia, ride a train, to be assaulted in office, to be the target of an assassination attempt, and other interesting facts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/15/2019

last visited: never

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