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First of its KindFirst - Direct Primary in the U.S. - Meadville, Pennsylvania

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The nation's first direct primary was held in Meadville in Crawford County Pennsylvania on September 9, 1842.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/2/2009

last visited: 6/30/2014

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First of its KindParachute inventor - Greenville, PA

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First parachute invented in the Greenville PA area by Stefan Banic.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member scornell1

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: 8/16/2014

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First of its KindGeorge Washington's First Public Mission - Waterford, Pennsylvania

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Waterford, Pennsylvania was the first destination for George Washington on his first public mission.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: 10/23/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - FLight by Neil Armstrong - Warren, OH

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On July 26, 1936 at the age of six Neil Armstrong, a Warren and Champion Township resident took his "first flight" in a Ford Tri-motor airplane from the Warren Airways which was located on this exact site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/22/2009

last visited: 10/27/2011

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First of its KindBurton, Ohio-First Permanent Settlement in Geauga County

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Burton, Ohio is Geauga Counties very first peremanent settlement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team RAGAR

location: Ohio

date approved: 9/30/2008

last visited: 5/27/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Public Inn In Titusville, PA

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Plaque commemorating the first public inn in the City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/14/2011

last visited: 11/12/2011

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First of its KindFirst permanent place of worship - Titusville, PA

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This beautiful stone church was the first permanent place of worship in town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bpratt

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/24/2011

last visited: 6/9/2013

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First of its KindFirst Oil Well - Titusville, PA

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This plaque is located in the Drake Well Museum, and signifies this site as the birth of the oil industry in 1859!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/28/2008

last visited: 4/9/2013

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First of its KindFIRST surveyed road in present-day Northeast Ohio - Concord, Ohio

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a stone tablet marking the FIRST surveyed road in Western Reserve located near Concord, Ohio, USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Ohio

date approved: 11/29/2014

last visited: 5/23/2018

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First of its KindUSS Michigan ~ First Iron Warship of US Navy ~ Fairport Harbor, Ohio

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This is the Foremast or Prow of the USS Michigan The First Iron Warship of the US Navy Sadly this is all that is left of the US Navy's First Iron Warship.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BigPapaMark

location: Ohio

date approved: 9/7/2009

last visited: 4/6/2019

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First of its KindA PLACE OF MANY FIRSTS FOR THE LATTER DAY SAINTS

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This was a place of firsts for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SVC

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/11/2007

last visited: 4/6/2019

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First of its KindFirst Woman to Swim Across Lake Erie - North East, PA

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Plaque in Halli Reid Park (Freeport Beach) in North East, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/28/2011

last visited: 5/27/2018

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First of its KindFirst Protestant Church - East Hickory, Pennsylvania

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A historical marker depicting the location of the first Protestant church west of the Allegheny Mountains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/21/2008

last visited: 8/4/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - Coast to Coast Highway - Lisbon, OH

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This marker in the town square of Lisbon, Ohio, commemorates the first coast-to-coast highway in the U.S., sometimes known as the Lincoln Highway, the Father Road or U.S. Route 30. It was completed in 1913.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/3/2009

last visited: 12/29/2015

Image for First - Church in Chautauqua County - Westfield, New Yorkview gallery

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First of its KindFirst - Church in Chautauqua County - Westfield, New York

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The First Presbyterian Church was founded in Westfield New York. It was the first church in Chautauqau County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: New York

date approved: 2/18/2009

last visited: 5/20/2013

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First of its KindThe First Christmas Tree In America

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The first Christmas Tree publicly lighted and displayed in a church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team RAGAR

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/1/2011

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Gas Powered Lighthouse - Barcelona, New York

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This Barcelona Harbor historical sign identifies the nearby Barcelona Lighthouse as the first gas powered lighthouse in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: New York

date approved: 12/18/2010

last visited: 5/23/2018

Image for First Church in the Town of Ellery, NYview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Church in the Town of Ellery, NY

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Plaque erected on the site of the first church in the town of Ellery, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tyro-n-www

location: New York

date approved: 3/25/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Airfield - Jamestown, New York

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This marker is located at the former site of the Baker Street Airfield which served as Jamestown's first airfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 2/28/2008

last visited: 5/28/2011

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First of its KindParma's First High School

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A historical marker located in Parma, OH

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member electrical_chris

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/24/2011

last visited: 4/28/2017

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First of its KindFirst Metal Furniture Factory - Jamestown, New York

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This plaque is located at the site of the first metal furniture factory in Jamestown, New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 2/28/2008

last visited: 5/28/2011

Image for First Home - Jamestown, New Yorkview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Home - Jamestown, New York

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A historical marker designating this site as the place where John Blowers built the first home in Jamestown, New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 2/28/2008

last visited: 5/28/2011

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First of its KindFirst Burial Ground 1815-1822 - Jamestown, New York

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A historic marker detailing this site as the location of the first burial ground in Jamestown, New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 2/28/2008

last visited: 5/30/2011

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First of its KindFirst Grist Mill - Jamestown, New York

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The site of the first grist mill in Jamestown, New York!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 2/21/2008

last visited: 5/28/2011

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First of its KindFirst Train to Jamestown, New York

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A marker detailing the arrival of the first train in Jamestown in 1860!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 2/21/2008

last visited: 7/7/2011

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