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First of its KindOLDEST Marked Grave in Oak Cliff Cemetery - Dallas, TX

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A 1985 Texas Historical Marker near the gate to Oak Cliff Cemetery notes that, while there is at least one earlier burial, Martha A. Wright has the oldest marked grave in the cemetery, going back to 1844.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/31/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Woman in Dallas to Exert Economic Influence Outside the Home

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Sarah Horton Cockrell became the first woman in Dallas to exert economic influence outside the home. #3487

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2016

last visited: 5/28/2019

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First of its KindFIRST -- Home, Courthouse, Post Office, Store, and Fraternal Lodge, Dallas TX

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A plaque on a decorative stacked block-style monument at Dealey Plaza lists many firsts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/7/2017

last visited: 11/25/2018

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First of its KindFirst Female Jury Foreman in Dallas County, TX

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In November 1954, Adelyne Dransfield, the sole female member of the jury on which she was serving, was elected as one of the first female jury foreman in Dallas County. #3486

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2016

last visited: 3/18/2018

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First of its KindFirst Juries with Women in Dallas County, TX

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First women to sit in juries in Dallas County, TX in 1954. #3485

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2016

last visited: 3/18/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Suburban luxury hotel, Dallas TX

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Of all the suburban luxury hotels that dot what were once Dallas's suburbs, the Ambassador was the first

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: 5/8/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Retirement Hotel in Dallas, Dallas TX

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Fifty years after its grand opening, the Ambassador Hotel became the first "retirement hotel" in Dallas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: 5/8/2016

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First of its KindFirst Pastor of First Baptist Church -- W. W. "Spurgeon" Harris, Dallas TX

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A massive building across the street from the enormous First Baptist Church Worship Center sports a plaque honoring W. W. "Spurgeon" Harris, the first pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: 5/8/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Baptist Church in Dallas, Dallas TX

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The First Baptist Church of Dallas is, not surprisingly, the first Baptist church in Dallas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: 5/8/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Hotel to Bear Conrad Hilton's Name - Dallas, TX

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Just inside the Harwood St entrance to the Hotel Indigo, Dallas, TX, this Texas Historical Marker commemorates this hotel as the very first to bear the Hilton name. This was also his first high-rise hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2013

last visited: 2/22/2019

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First of its KindFirst - Methodists in Dallas, TX

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The first organized group of Methodists met in Dallas, TX in November 1850. #3484

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2016

last visited: 2/23/2019

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Lisbon Cemetery - Dallas, TX

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A simple, gray marker in Lisbon Cemetery indicates that James J. Dowd was the first burial here. The cemetery is at 4300 S Denley Dr, Dallas, TX, and was the main burial ground of the Lisbon Community, since incorporated into Dallas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/12/2013

last visited: 12/11/2013

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First of its KindProduction of Dallas's FIRST Bottle of Coca-Cola - Dallas, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at 2628 Elm Street, in Dallas's Deep Ellum, commemorates this as the site where the city's first bottle of Coca-Cola was produced in 1902.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2013

last visited: 3/17/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Susan Bradford Work & Infant, Dallas TX

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Susan Bradford Work and her infant are the first burials in what was then known as Trinity Cemetery, and is now called Greenwood Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 7/18/2017

last visited: 5/13/2017

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First of its KindFIRST licensed broadcast radio station in Texas - WRR Dallas / Fort Worth

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WRR originally began broadcasting via AM in 1920 and received its license and call letters on August 4, 1921.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 3/11/2008

last visited: 10/1/2012

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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 -- Roumanian and Austrian Benevolent Association, Dallas TX

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A bronze plaque on a polished red granite monument records the earliest history of the sacred Jewish burial ground and the first Roumanian and Austrian Benevolent Association in Dallas that founded it

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/15/2017

last visited: 5/6/2017

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First of its KindFIRST modern shopping center -- Highland Park TX

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A plaque at the Highland Park Village shopping center recognizes it as the first modern shopping center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: 7/2/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Suburban movie theatre in Texas, Highland Park TX

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Several plaques clustered together on the south side of the central building in the Highland Park Village shopping center attest to the history of this high-end shopping destination.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 7/3/2015

last visited: 7/2/2015

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First of its KindFirst Woman to Administer the Presidential Oath Of Office- Dallas Texas

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Dallas Love Field the location that Dallas Judge Sarah T Hughes administered the oath of office of President of the United States to Lyndon B Johnson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 1/31/2009

last visited: 11/19/2017

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First of its KindFirst Airmail and Passenger Service in Texas

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First Airmail and Passenger Service in Texas At Dallas Love Field airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 1/31/2009

last visited: 11/19/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Marked Grave at Daniel Cemetery, De Soto TX

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The grave of William Langley, the first marked grave at Daniel Cemetery, in De Soto TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: 2/17/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- burial in Fuget Cem., Grand Prairie TX

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The grave of J. H. Snow, who was the first recorded burial in Grand Prairie's forgotten Fuget Cemetery. Fuget Cem. is on board the GP Army Air Reserve base near Jefferson Blvd and Loop 12.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/5/2013

last visited: 2/5/2013

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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: 2/17/2014

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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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