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First of its KindWashington's First Battle - Farmington, PA

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Site of George Washington's first battle is located on US 40 just outside the entrance to Fort Necessity National Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/31/2009

last visited: 7/21/2003

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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 - 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 - National Black Opera Company - Pittsburgh, PA

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It looks like a haunted house, but this was once an important music school in a vibrant, predominantly African-American neighborhood called Homewood. Opera came from here, not just jazz!

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/12/2006

last visited: 11/12/2006

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First of its KindFIRST - Public Television Station - Pittsburgh, PA

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Pittsburgh is the birthplace of public television. A Pennsylvania Historic Marker can be found outside the studios.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 8/4/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Polio Vaccine in the World - Pittsburgh, PA

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The work of Dr. Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is memorialized by this Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 3/12/2010

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Remember, the FIRST oil boom was in Western Pennsylvania. It's only fitting that we had the FIRST Gas Station, too! A Pennsylvania Historic Marker memorializes this spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 11/5/2006

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First of its KindFIRST - Successful Blast Furnace in Pittsburgh, PA

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Pittsburgh was FIRST in Steel, and this FIRST blast furnace is an important relic from our industrial past. A Pennsylvania Historic Marker memorializes the Clinton Blast Furnace.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 7/22/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Home of the University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

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A plaque at on the ground floor of a parking garage in downtown Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: 11/28/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mining of Pittsburgh Coal - Pittsburgh, PA

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A state marker at an overlook of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: 9/30/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Air Foundry in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

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One of many state markers in downtown Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: 11/28/2017

Image for FIRST -- Locomotive Steam Engine Made West of the Alleghenies - Pittsburgh, PAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Locomotive Steam Engine Made West of the Alleghenies - Pittsburgh, PA

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One of many state markers in downtown Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: 11/28/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Newspaper West of the Alleghenies - Pittsburgh, PA

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The Pittsburgh Gazette's original printing location is memorialized by this Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 1/17/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Newspaper in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

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The childhood home of Jane Grey Swisshelm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/15/2018

last visited: 1/15/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - U.S. Plate Glass Maker - Pittsburgh, PA

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Glassmaking is another business that made Southwest Pennsylvania an early industrial powerhouse. This Pennsylvania Historic Marker stands outside the headquarters of PPG Industries, originally Pittsburgh Plate Glass.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/5/2006

last visited: 8/20/2017

Image for FIRST - Sisters of Mercy Convent in the U.S. - Pittsburgh, PAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Sisters of Mercy Convent in the U.S. - Pittsburgh, PA

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I never knew that the Sisters of Mercy got their start here in Pittsburgh until I stumbled across this Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/8/2006

last visited: 9/12/2009

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Pioneering Radio Station KDKA is memorialized by this Pennsylvania Historic Marker outside its studios in Gateway Center, downtown Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 4/7/2019

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The first time someone was paid for playing football is memorialized by this Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 6/9/2019

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First of its KindFIRST - Convention of the CIO - Pittsburgh, PA

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The FIRST meeting of the Congress of Industrial Organizations is remembered by this Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 11/4/2006

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First of its KindFIRST - Lock & Dam on the Ohio River - Pittsburgh, PA

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The FIRST of many locks and dams to make the Ohio River into a "water highway" is here in Pittsburgh. It also featured the world's FIRST rolling lock gate. These FIRSTS are memorialized by a Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 5/19/2007

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First of its KindFIRST: Organized Town In Ohio Valley - West Liberty, West Virginia

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Marker giving brief history of West Liberty, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2014

last visited: 2/13/2018

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First of its KindFIRST: Capitol of West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Marker on building which served as West Virginia's first capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST: American Legion Post - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Location where the organization which became the first American Legion Post was organized in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/28/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Hospital in the State - Wheeling, WV

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This marker on Route 2 in the north of Wheeling, West Virginia, marks the location of the oldest hospital in the state, chartered in 1850, and located here in 1856.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2009

last visited: 2/13/2018

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