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NENE57 km

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First of its KindHouse of First Settler

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Sringdale-House of First Settler in the Winchester, VA area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member slippeddisk

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/19/2007

last visited: 9/22/2007

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SS74.5 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- Commercial Vineyard in Virginia - Charlottesville, VA

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This marker is located at the Monticello Winery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/8/2012

last visited: 8/8/2012

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NENE85.1 km

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First of its KindFIRST Settlement In What Is Now WV - Morgantown, WV

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Marker denoting the location of the first settlement in what is present day West Virginia by Col Morgan Morgan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: West Virginia

date approved: 7/21/2016

last visited: never

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NENE90.1 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Rural Free Delivery in America - Charles Town, WV

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A historical marker located in front of the old Charles Town Post Office in Charles Town, West Virginia, proclaims that the "first rural free delivery in America" started here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 3/22/2014

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NENE96.4 km

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First of its KindFIRST: Methodist Church Owned Property In America - Leesburg, Virginia

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The first property owned by the Methodist Church in America was in Leesburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/20/2013

last visited: 6/10/2017

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NENE96.6 km

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First of its KindFIRST: Property Deeded to Methodist Church In America - Leesburg, Virginia

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Site of former Methodist Church in Leesburg, Virginia was first property in America deeded to a Methodist Church in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: 6/10/2017

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EE96.7 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- Operational Space Shuttle to be Retired - Chantilly, VA

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The first of the three remanning operational shuttles to be placed on permanent display.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/10/2013

last visited: 8/22/2016

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EE96.9 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- Air France Concorde to Open Service to Rio, Washington, & NYC - Chantilly, VA

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Out of only 20 made, 18 survived and one resides here in the Smithsonian.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: 8/22/2016

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EE96.9 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- Bomber to House Crew in Pressurized Compartments - Chantilly, VA

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This is the aircraft the bombed Japan in WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/16/2013

last visited: 8/22/2016

Image for FIRST -- Large-Scale Federal Occupation of Harpers Ferry - Bolivar, WVview gallery

NENE98.2 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- Large-Scale Federal Occupation of Harpers Ferry - Bolivar, WV

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A plaque at the visitor center for Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2018

last visited: 1/20/2019

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NENE98.2 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- Confederate Invation of the North - Bolivar, WV

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A plaque at the visitor center for Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2018

last visited: 1/20/2019

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NENE98.2 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- Stonewall Jackson Command - Bolivar, WV

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A historical marker in Bolivar, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/9/2018

last visited: 9/9/2018

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EE99.5 km

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First of its KindFirst English Catholic Settlers in Virginia

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English Catholic settlers in Virginia are commemorated by crucifix erected in 1930 by the Catholic Woman's Club of Richmond, Va.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Taluss

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/13/2008

last visited: 5/31/2010

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First of its KindFirst Catholic Chapel In Virginia

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The ruins of the first Catholic chapel is near the cemetery of the first English Catholic settlers in Stafford, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/9/2010

last visited: never

Image for FIRST -- Spade of Earth Along the Potomac River - Harpers Ferry, WVview gallery

NENE100.3 km

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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: 1/14/2019

Image for FIRST -- To Connect the Ohio Valley with the East Coast - Harpers Ferry, WVview gallery

NENE100.3 km

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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: 1/14/2019

Image for FIRST -- Mode of Travel Accross the Potomac - Harpers Ferry, WVview gallery

NENE100.3 km

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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: 1/14/2019

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First of its KindFIRST - Fairfax Court House - Fairfax, VA

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First permanent courthouse in Fairfax County, VA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/26/2006

last visited: 5/11/2014

Image for FIRST - Fairfax Public School - Fairfax, VAview gallery

EE107.2 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Fairfax Public School - Fairfax, VA

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The first two-story school in Fairfax County

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/26/2006

last visited: 5/11/2014

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EE108.1 km

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First of its KindCivil War: The First Use Of A Torpedo

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In the early days of the Civil War, Confederates used a torpedo or water mine against the U.S. Navy while defending Aquia Landing in Stafford VA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/26/2009

last visited: never

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EE108.3 km

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First of its KindFirst Significant Battle Of The Civil War - Aquia Landing

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The first naval engagement between the U.S. Navy and Confederate state took place at Aquia Landing in Stafford VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/26/2009

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Toll Gate House on the Old National Highway - La Vale, MDview gallery

NN112.8 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Toll Gate House on the Old National Highway - La Vale, MD

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First toll gate house on the old National (Cumberland) Road. Erected about 1833 after this portion of the road was turned over to the State of Maryland by the United States government. There was one other toll gate in Maryland on this Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/31/2007

last visited: 1/28/2012

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First of its KindFirst Homestead Allegany County Maryland

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First homesite by a European - in what is now Allegany County, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member pilot21122

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/10/2007

last visited: 5/12/2007

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First of its KindFIRST Iron Rails Made in America - Mount Savage, MD

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Mount Savage, Maryland, was where the first iron rails were made in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/28/2009

last visited: 1/27/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Monument to George Washington - Boonsboro, MD

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This is the very first monument constructed in the USA dedicated to George Washington, a source of great pride in this small, Civil War mountain town. The Monument is a rugged stone tower initially erected by the citizens of Boonsboro in 1827.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2011

last visited: 12/5/2015

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