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First of its KindPREMIER - Chef-d'état Major francophone - FIRST - Francophone Chief of Staff - Trois-Rivières, Québec

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Le général Jean-Victor Allard est le premier Canadien francophone à être nommé chef d'état-major de la Défense canadienne. General Jean-Victor Allard is the first francophone Canadian to be appointed Chief of the Defense Staff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 1/21/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Burial in Gunsight Cemetery - Gunsight, TX

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A 1995 Texas Historical Marker at the site of the town of Gunsight, a virtual ghost today, notes that the first burial here was that of Lewis McCleskey, back in 1877.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/20/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Bristow Man Killed in WWI - Bristow, OK

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Klingensmith Park is named for Cpl. Peter W. Klingensmith.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/19/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIÈRE - infirmière laïque - FIRST - lay nurse - Montréal, Québec

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Jeanne Mance a été la première infirmière laïque au Canada. La plaque est située au coin de la rue LeRoyer Ouest et Saint-Sulpice. Jeanne Mance was the first lay nurse in Canada. The plaque is located at the corner of LeRoyer West and Saint-Sulpice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 1/17/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in Meredith Campground Cemetery - Henderson County, TX

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A 1991 Texas Historical Marker in front of the tabernacle at the Meredith Campground Cemetery indicates that the first grave in the cemetery belongs to early pioneer, W.W. Barber, who was buried here in 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/17/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mode of Travel Accross the Potomac - Harpers Ferry, WV

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One of many historical markers in Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: 1/16/2019

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First of its KindFIRST -- Spade of Earth Along the Potomac River - Harpers Ferry, WV

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One of many historical markers in Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: 1/16/2019

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First of its KindFIRST -- To Connect the Ohio Valley with the East Coast - Harpers Ferry, WV

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One of many historical markers in Harpers Ferry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: 1/16/2019

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First of its KindFIRST -- Pieces of Investigative Journalism - New York, NY

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A historical marker located inside the Roosevelt Island Visitor Center in New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Schoolhouse in Inland Empire - Chewelah, WA

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This historical sign is at the northern edge of City Park in Chewelah, in the RV Park alongside the road that passes through.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/12/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in New Hope Cemetery - Parker County, TX

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Mary Sudduth was the first burial in historic New Hope Cemetery, per a complementary headstone at her final resting place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/6/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIERES - Religieuses hospitalieres FIRST - Nuns hospitallers - Montreal, Quebec

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Les premières religieuses hospitalières de Jeanne Mance vinrent en 1659 habiter l'Hôtel-Dieu qui s'élevait sur ce site. The first nuns hospitallers of Jeanne Mance came to live in the Hotel Dieu Hospital that stood on this site in 1659.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 1/4/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Person to be Interred in Barker Cemetery - Henderson County, TX

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A 1997 Texas Historical Marker at Barker Cemetery, east of Athens in rural Henderson County, TX, notes that the first person to be interred in the cemetery was Hester (Stovall) Barker, back in 1893.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/3/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Interment in Davis Cemetery - Henderson County, TX

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A 2006 Texas Historical Marker at Davis Cemetery, southeast of Athens in rural Henderson County, TX, notes that the earliest interment here is that of an infant, Ezra Davis, who died in 1872.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/3/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Owen Cemetery - Henderson County, TX

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A 1985 Texas Historical Marker at the gate to Owen Cemetery indicates that a son of cemetery namesake, David Allen Owen, has the earliest marked grave in the cemetery. Silas Monk Owen was buried here in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/2/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Stone Church in Memramcook, NB

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This is the largest and earliest remaining Acadian church in Memramcook, requiring fifteen years to complete. Situated on a rise, its tall, slender spire can be seen for miles in all directions and is the most prominent of the local landmarks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 1/2/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIER - Missionnaires Sulpiciens - FIRST - Sulpician Missionnaries - Montréal, Québec

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Les premiers missionnaires Sulpiciens arrivèrent à Montréal en 1657. La plaque est a l'intérieur de la chapelle de Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours. The first Sulpician missionnaires arrived in Montreal in 1657. The plaque is inside the Chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 1/1/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Dallas Historic District - Dallas,TX

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The first deed-restricted neighborhood in Texas. The first paved street in Dallas. In 1973, it was designated as Dallas’ first historic district. On 03/28/74, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/1/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Masonry Structure in City - Carrollton, GA

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Also, per NRHP oldest known structure in the district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 1/1/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Black Springs (Oran) Cemetery - Oran, TX

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A 1982 Texas Historical Marker for Black Springs (Oran) Cemetery notes that the earliest marked grave in the cemetery belongs to Mary A. Lasater.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/28/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Marked Grave in McAdams Cemetery - Graford, TX

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A 1979 Texas Historical Marker at historic McAdams Cemetery indicates that the first marked burial in the cemetery belongs to Mary M. Couger, dating to 1889.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/28/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Breckenridge Cemetery - Breckenridge, TX

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A 2011 Texas Historical Marker at Breckenridge Cemetery notes that Dr. Alexander Miller was the first burial here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Confederate Casualty of the Civil War - Baltimore, MD

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One of many historical markers in downtown Baltimore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/27/2018

last visited: 4/19/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - President of Coca Cola - Carrollton, GA

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Marker on the courthouse lawn

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 12/26/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindYorkshire's FIRST Railway Station, Selby. Yorkshire. UK

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Yorkshire's First Railway Station. Plaque on the side of old railway buildings...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/26/2018

last visited: never

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