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Image for FIRST - Veteran's Day Observance - Birmingham, Alabamaview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Veteran's Day Observance - Birmingham, Alabama

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This marker, located in Birmingham's Linn Park, is a memorial to Raymond Weeks, a World War II veteran who organized the first Veteran's Day observance and parade in Birmingham, Alabama on Armistice Day, November 11, 1947.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 5/1/2012

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First of its KindFirst - Canaan Baptist Church - Bessemer, AL

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Canaan Baptist Church is the oldest Baptist Church in Jefferson County, Alabama, having been organized in 1818.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/8/2012

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Russian Orthodox Church in the South - Brookside, AL

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Brookside’s Orthodox congregation established the first Russian Orthodox Church south of the Mason-Dixon Line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/6/2012

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Central Alabama - Leeds, AL

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First Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Central Alabama - Leeds, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/3/2011

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Church in Cullman, AL - Cullman, AL

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St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church was the first church established at the town site of Cullman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/11/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Public Lending Library in Alabama - Gadsden, AL

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Howard Gardner Nichols Memorial Library, Gadsden, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/8/2012

last visited: 10/8/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mayor of Lineville, Lineville AL

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The first Mayor of Lineville, H. J. Willingham, was appointed in 1891.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/1/2017

last visited: 7/27/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- White settlers in the area, Lineville AL

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The first white settlers in what would become Lineville were brothers William and Thomas Lundie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/1/2017

last visited: 7/27/2017

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First of its KindWilliam Wyatt Bibb, First Governor of Alabama

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Marker for William Wyatt Bibb who was the first Governor of Alabama and the only Governor of Alabama Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/3/2012

last visited: 1/8/2014

Image for FIRST - America's first combined Senior Center/Disaster Shelter Facility - Guin, ALview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - America's first combined Senior Center/Disaster Shelter Facility - Guin, AL

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The senior center still in operation

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/7/2015

last visited: 12/26/2016

Image for FIRST -- African American elected to the US Congress from Alabama -- Selma ALview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- African American elected to the US Congress from Alabama -- Selma AL

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Former slave Benjamin S. Turner was the first African American elected to the US House of Representatives from Alabama

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/31/2017

last visited: 7/27/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Railroad

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A marker in Decatur showcasing the first railroad that was built west of the Allegheny Mountains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/3/2007

last visited: 4/7/2012

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First of its KindFirst US Civilian Flying School - Montgomery, Alabama

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A simple stone monument marks the spot where the hangar of the nation's first civilian flying school was located in a former cotton field west of Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/15/2012

last visited: 11/22/2014

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First of its KindFirst Alabama Flight - Montgomery, Alabama

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On March 26, 1910, Orville Wright lifted off on the first flight of an airplane in Alabama history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/24/2012

last visited: 11/22/2014

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First of its KindFirst Night Flights - Montgomery, Alabama

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A simple stone monument marks the spot where the hangar of the nation's first civilian flying school was located in a former cotton field west of Montgomery. It was here that the first recorded night flights took place the night of May 25, 1910.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/1/2012

last visited: never

Image for First Instructor Pilot - Montgomery, Alabamaview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Instructor Pilot - Montgomery, Alabama

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Walter Brookins became the first civilian pilot trained to fly from the right-hand seat as an instructor. He achieved this distinction at the Wright Brothers Flying School in Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/28/2012

last visited: never

Image for FIRST -- Flag of the Confederacy, Union Station, Montgomery ALview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Flag of the Confederacy, Union Station, Montgomery AL

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One of nine panels at the Montgomery Visitor Center in Union Station, this panel details the various flags of the Confederacy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

Image for FIRST -- Capital city of Alabama, Union Station, Montgomery ALview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Capital city of Alabama, Union Station, Montgomery AL

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This sign of history at the Montgomery Visitor Center in Union Station discusses the various capital cities of AL, thr first of which was Cahaba AL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

Image for FIRST -- Capital of the Confederacy, Montgomery ALview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Capital of the Confederacy, Montgomery AL

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Montgomery AL was the first Capital of the Confederate States of America

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

Image for FIRST -- Emancipation Observance -- Montgomery ALview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Emancipation Observance -- Montgomery AL

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An Alabama historical marker about the first observance of Emancipation Day in Montgomery, three years after the proclamation came into effect on 01 Jan 1863

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/30/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

Image for FIRST -- City in Western Hemisphere to convert to electric trolleys -- Montgomery ALview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- City in Western Hemisphere to convert to electric trolleys -- Montgomery AL

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In 1886 Montgomery converted its street railway system to electricity, the first city to do so

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

Image for FIRST -- Continental Army General killed in the American Revolution -- Montgomery ALview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Continental Army General killed in the American Revolution -- Montgomery AL

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A historical marker in the city named for him preserves the memory of BG Richard Montgomery's deeds at the battle of Quebec in the American Revolutionary War, where he became the first Continental Army general killed in the Revolution

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

Image for FIRST -- Integrated Bus Service in Montgomery, Montgomery ALview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Integrated Bus Service in Montgomery, Montgomery AL

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An official state historical marker detailing the civil rights history of the E. L. Posey Parking Lot in downtown Montgomery AL also marks the first day of integrated bus service in Montgomery, 21 Dec 1956

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: 7/31/2017

Image for FIRST -- Election and Government in Montgomery, Montgomery ALview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Election and Government in Montgomery, Montgomery AL

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This state historic marker preserves early Montgomery history

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/27/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

Image for FIRST -- Capital of AL Territory, AL State Capitol grounds, Montgomery ALview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Capital of AL Territory, AL State Capitol grounds, Montgomery AL

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A state historic marker in front of the AL State Capitol Building in Montgomery relates the history of the various capitals

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/27/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

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