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First of its KindFIRST - Presbyterian Minister in Indiana

in First of its Kind

He came from Kentucky, as many did back then

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/26/2014

last visited: 6/8/2017

Image for FIRST - Site of Fort Knox - Vincennes, INview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Site of Fort Knox - Vincennes, IN

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In 1787, Army's westernmost outpost.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/14/2019

last visited: 6/9/2019

Image for FIRST -President of Railroad - Vincennes, INview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -President of Railroad - Vincennes, IN

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The Ohio & Mississippi Railway became the B&O

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/16/2019

last visited: never

Image for First Time Lincoln Enters Illinois - Westport, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Time Lincoln Enters Illinois - Westport, IL

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On the banks of the Wabash, just across the river from Vincennes, Indiana, as Lincoln entered Illinois for the first time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/10/2014

last visited: 9/23/2017

Image for FIRST - Public School Teacher in Indiana - Vincennes, INview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Public School Teacher in Indiana - Vincennes, IN

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also First Headmaster of the Jefferson Academy, later called Vincennes University

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 8/24/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Bishop to hold the See of Vincennes, INview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Bishop to hold the See of Vincennes, IN

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Simon G. Brute

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/17/2019

last visited: never

Image for First Catholic School - St. Francisville, ILview gallery

SWSW14.6 km

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First of its KindFirst Catholic School - St. Francisville, IL

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Church built in 1818, school started in 1842

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: never

Image for FIRST -Settlement of Shakers - Busseon Township, INview gallery

NN24.3 km

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First of its KindFIRST -Settlement of Shakers - Busseon Township, IN

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While the Shakers' unique ideas about communal ownership of property, sexual equality, celibacy, and economic cooperation appealed to many new settlers driven by religious fervor and the harshness of life on the frontier

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

Image for First County Seat of Edwards County, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFirst County Seat of Edwards County, IL

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County seat from 1814 thru 1821.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/9/2014

last visited: never

Image for First Yankee Governor in Illinoisview gallery

NN36 km

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First of its KindFirst Yankee Governor in Illinois

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Palestine, Illinois, was a filled with Southern people as the land office caused all to flow through here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: never

Image for First - European Here & First Yankee Governor - Palestine, ILview gallery

NN36.9 km

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First of its KindFirst - European Here & First Yankee Governor - Palestine, IL

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Brief history of a very historic town. And, not on the marker, but a little of Texas history thrown in as a bonus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/1/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - County Seat - Merom, INview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - County Seat - Merom, IN

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Lots of war around here, back then

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/27/2019

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Solar Power Plant - Olney, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Solar Power Plant - Olney, IL

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The First Experimental Solar Power Plant. Birthplace of Solar Power.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/29/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - ovariotomy - Graysville, INview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - ovariotomy - Graysville, IN

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First surgery and first survivor - Jane Todd Crawford

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

Image for First Hotel in Grayville, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Hotel in Grayville, IL

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Built for the river travelers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: 7/18/2018

Image for FIRST - Railroad in Crossville, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Railroad in Crossville, IL

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When railroad tracks, bridge, and depot removed, the area was made a park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/23/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Clerk, Recorder, and Probate Judge - Carmi, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Clerk, Recorder, and Probate Judge - Carmi, IL

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Old Beaver built it, and founded the town of Carmi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/19/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Church in Carmi, ILview gallery

SWSW86.1 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Church in Carmi, IL

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Jon Spillman's brother (Benjamin) founded first Presbyterian Church in the state of Illinois, just west of here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - White Man & Horse Powered Mill, etc - Mt. Vernon, INview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - White Man & Horse Powered Mill, etc - Mt. Vernon, IN

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Lots of firsts' on this marker...read and enjoy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - White Child, Steamboat, school, Plat laid out - Mt. Vernon, INview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - White Child, Steamboat, school, Plat laid out - Mt. Vernon, IN

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Town history begins with the firsts'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/26/2019

last visited: never

Image for First Presbyterian Church in Illinois - White County, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Presbyterian Church in Illinois - White County, IL

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Location of this waymark above is for the Sharon Church, the Illinois marker is a half mile away

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/31/2014

last visited: never

Image for 1st Pure Bred Bull County in the USAview gallery

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First of its Kind1st Pure Bred Bull County in the USA

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1st county in the US to have only PURE BRED BULLS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kodiak_62

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/29/2008

last visited: 6/30/2008

Image for First Issue of First Newspaper - Old Shawneetown, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Issue of First Newspaper - Old Shawneetown, IL

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Two markers for the same subject from different times. Note: dates and spelling of the papers name is different on each marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Entry into Illinois Country - Lewis & Clark - Shawneetown, ILview gallery

SWSW122 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Entry into Illinois Country - Lewis & Clark - Shawneetown, IL

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Famous town on the Ohio River, no town was there back then

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/1/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST - Town in Illinois - Old Shawneetown, Illinois

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Stone historical marker commemorating Shawneetown, "Oldest Town In Illinois"

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/25/2009

last visited: 8/7/2006

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