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Locations with plaques describing the FIRST occurrence of a Person/Group or Place/Location or Thing/Event.
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Image for FIRST - OFFICIAL Wildlife Refuge in the United Statesview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - OFFICIAL Wildlife Refuge in the United States

in First of its Kind

The Lake Merritt Bird Refuge was the first in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 9/19/2007

last visited: 12/13/2011

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First of its KindFIRST - Key Route Electric Train - Oakland, CA

in First of its Kind

A plaque about the first key route electric train in Oakland, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/26/2010

last visited: 1/28/2010

Image for FIRST- Wharf authorized by the town of Oakland, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST- Wharf authorized by the town of Oakland, CA

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Site of the first wharf authorized in Oakland. It was authorized in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 1/16/2008

last visited: 9/27/2015

Image for FIRST - Reinforced Concrete Stucture West of the Mississippi - El Campanil, Mills College - Oakland, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Reinforced Concrete Stucture West of the Mississippi - El Campanil, Mills College - Oakland, CA

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FIRST - Reinforced Concrete Stucture West of the Mississippi - El Campanil, Mills College - Oakland, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Bell Tower on a US College Campus - El Campanil, Mills College - Oakland, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Bell Tower on a US College Campus - El Campanil, Mills College - Oakland, CA

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El Campanil at Mills College in Oakland, California, is believed to be the first bell tower on a US College Campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Home of the California Academy of Arts and Crafts - Berkeley, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Home of the California Academy of Arts and Crafts - Berkeley, CA

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The Studio Building was home to the first home of the California Academy of Arts and Crafts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/18/2009

last visited: 11/19/2009

Image for First - 37-inch Cyclotron, Berkeley, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFirst - 37-inch Cyclotron, Berkeley, CA

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One Big Magnet!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BackPak

location: California

date approved: 11/26/2008

last visited: 6/1/2017

Image for FIRST - Location of Peet's Coffee and Tea - Berkeley, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Location of Peet's Coffee and Tea - Berkeley, CA

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A Berkeley Historical Plaque marking the site of the first Peet's Coffee and Tea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/25/2010

last visited: 12/16/2012

Image for First - Firm to establish regular mail between the Orient and the US - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFirst - Firm to establish regular mail between the Orient and the US - San Francisco, CA

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The Oriental Warehouse was built in 1867 and was part of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. The firm was the first to provide mail service from the US to the Orient.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/13/2009

last visited: 2/14/2009

Image for FIRST - operational all-electronic "television system - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - operational all-electronic "television system - San Francisco, CA

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Site of the invention of the first operational all electronic "television system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/24/2009

last visited: 2/17/2019

Image for FIRST - SPCA in the west - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - SPCA in the west - San Francisco, CA

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A plaque about the first SPCA in the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2011

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Site of San Francisco's first museum and library - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Site of San Francisco's first museum and library - San Francisco, CA

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A plaque marking the site of the What Cheer House. The location was San Francisco's first museum and library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/23/2009

last visited: 1/5/2010

Image for FIRST - California's first state fair - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - California's first state fair - San Francisco, CA

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California's first state fair was in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 2/23/2008

last visited: 8/5/2009

Image for FIRST - Opening of Wells Fargo - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Opening of Wells Fargo - San Francisco, CA

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This plaque is located in front of the Wells Fargo Museum on Montgomery St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/21/2010

last visited: never

Image for First - Jewish Religious Services in San Francisco - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFirst - Jewish Religious Services in San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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Site of the first Jewish religious in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/13/2009

last visited: 2/14/2009

Image for FIRST - U.S. Branch Mint - San Francisco, Caview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - U.S. Branch Mint - San Francisco, Ca

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A plaque at the site of the first branch office of the US Mint.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: California

date approved: 7/27/2006

last visited: 12/16/2010

Image for FIRST - Public School in California - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Public School in California - San Francisco, CA

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Plaque marking the site of the first public school in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/7/2008

last visited: 11/13/2017

Image for FIRST - Raising of the US Flag in San Francisco - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Raising of the US Flag in San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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A plaque marking th site of the first raising of the US flag.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/8/2008

last visited: 5/1/2015

Image for FIRST - telephone exchange of San Francisco - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - telephone exchange of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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A plaque marking the first telephone exchange.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/25/2010

last visited: 1/10/2012

Image for FIRST - restaurant in San Francisco to celebrate the Euphoria of Garlic - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - restaurant in San Francisco to celebrate the Euphoria of Garlic - San Francisco, CA

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A plaque in front of The Stinking Rose Restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/21/2010

last visited: 12/30/2013

Image for First - Site of the first African American Baptist church west of the Rocky Mountains - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFirst - Site of the first African American Baptist church west of the Rocky Mountains - San Francisco, CA

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Site of the first African American Baptist church west of the Rocky Mountains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/3/2009

last visited: 2/5/2009

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First of its KindFIRST - Parish church in San Francisco.

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At this church in North Beach was the first parish in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/9/2009

last visited: 7/10/2009

Image for FIRST - St Ignatius College and church - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - St Ignatius College and church - San Francisco, CA

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A plaque by the Westfield Centre Mall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/23/2011

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Cultural Center - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Cultural Center - San Francisco, CA

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Site of the first cultural center in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

Image for First - White child to enter California - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFirst - White child to enter California - San Francisco, CA

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Ina Coolbrith was the first white child to enter California via Beckwourth Pass in a covered wagon in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/13/2009

last visited: 3/4/2015

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