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First of its KindFIRST - Roman Catholic Church in Springfield, MA

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Saint Michael's Cathedral built in 1860 is the first Catholic church in Springfield, MA. It is located at 254 State Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/15/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst: National Armory - Springfield, MA

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Springfield Armory, America's first and last National Armory, is located at 1 Armory Street, Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/13/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST: President of the United States - Springfield, MA

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A plaque in memory of George Washington, the first President of the United States, is located at the former entrance to the Springfield Armory at is located at 1 Armory Street, Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/24/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Game of Basketball - Springfield, MA

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The first game of basketball was played in Springfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: never

Image for First President Of  The American Society Of Dental Surgeons  -  Windsor, CTview gallery

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First of its KindFirst President Of The American Society Of Dental Surgeons - Windsor, CT

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Horace H. Hayden was the first President Of The American Society Of Dental Surgeons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/4/2015

last visited: 6/27/2010

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First of its KindFIRST - Grist Mill in Connecticut - Windsor, Connecticut

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Historical marker for grist mill in Windsor, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/20/2011

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Meeting House In Simsbury

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Plaque located in the Simsbury Cemetery indicating the location of the first Meeting House in town.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/31/2011

last visited: 11/30/2016

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Plaque for the birth place of Gifford Pinchot, who became the first Chief of the United States Forest Service and served two term as Pennsylvania's Governor.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: 10/12/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Turkey To Receive A Presidential Pardon, Jack - Hartford, CT

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Jack is the name of the first turkey to receive a presidential pardon. It is the title of a sculpture of a turkey located at the Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront in Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/7/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Anesthetic Surgery - Hartford, CT

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A plaque on Main and Asylum Streets in Hartford, CT commemorates the first anesthetic surgery procedure and the discoverer of anesthetic surgery, dentist Horace Wells.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/30/2013

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Meeting of General Washington and Comte de Rochambeau - Hartford, CTview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Meeting of General Washington and Comte de Rochambeau - Hartford, CT

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The Rochambeau Boulder has a tablet that commemorates the first meeting of Rochambeau and Washington. It is located on the grounds of the Old State House in Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/31/2013

last visited: never

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A plaque on the corner where the first pay telephone in the world was installed is located at 750 Main Street at the corner of Center Row in Hartfod, CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

Image for First Governor of the Colony of Connecticut - Hartford, CTview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Governor of the Colony of Connecticut - Hartford, CT

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A memorial bronze plaque honoring the first governor of the Colony of Connecticut, John Haynes, is located on the north side of the west wall of the First Church of Christ in Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 4/3/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Civil War Volunteer From Connecticut - Hartford, CT

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A relief sculpture of General Joseph Roswell Hawley, the first Civil War volunteer from Connecticut, is located inside the east side of the north porch of the Connecticut State Capitol at 210 Capitol Avenue in Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/18/2016

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Successful Steamboat - Hartford, CTview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Successful Steamboat - Hartford, CT

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A pair of plaques commemorating the launch of the first successful steamboat and honoring its inventor, John Finch, is located in the first floor center hall of the Capitol Building in Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 9/5/2015

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Site of Town Meeting Houseview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Site of Town Meeting House

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Historical marker for the Center School which was built on the site of the original town meeting house.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/26/2008

last visited: 5/28/2016

Image for FIRST - Girl Scout Day Camp in the U.S. - Newington, CTview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Girl Scout Day Camp in the U.S. - Newington, CT

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A monument commemorating the site of the first Girl Scout day camp in the United States is located in Mill Pond Park in Newington, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 12/4/2012

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Optical Laser and Amplifier - Southbridge, MAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Optical Laser and Amplifier - Southbridge, MA

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A plaque describing the invention of the world's first optical fiber laser and amplifier is located on the green in front American Optical building at 14 Mechanic Street in Southbridge, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/3/2013

last visited: 9/8/2013

Image for FIRST - Union General Killed in the Civil War - Ashford, CTview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Union General Killed in the Civil War - Ashford, CT

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A sign at the tiny Nathaniel Lyon Memorial State Park embedded in Natchuag State Forest in Ashford, CT recognizes General Nathaniel Lyon as the first Union general killed in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindMonument: First Public Demonstration of Ether Anesthesia

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Memorial to WTG Morton located in his boyhood home of Charlton, Massachusetts. Plaque celebrates his public demonstration of ether anesthesia in 1846 at Massachusetts General Hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ether Bunny

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/18/2009

last visited: 11/21/2015

Image for FIRST - Civil War Monument in the United States - Kensington in Berlin, CTview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Civil War Monument in the United States - Kensington in Berlin, CT

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The Soldiers Monument is located at 312 Percival Avenue in the Kensington section of Berlin, CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 12/6/2012

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Unitarian Church in Connecticut - Brooklyn, CTview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Unitarian Church in Connecticut - Brooklyn, CT

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While this Church began as a meetinghouse in 1771, it became the first Unitarian Church in Connecticut in 1822 after a denominational split occurred in the Town of Brooklyn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: 10/17/2014

Image for FIRST - Liquid Propellant Rocket Launched - Goddard Memorial Park - Auburn, MAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Liquid Propellant Rocket Launched - Goddard Memorial Park - Auburn, MA

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A monument honoring Dr. Robert H. Goddard and the launch of the first liquid propelled rocket is located in Goddard Memorial Park on Southbridge Street near the intersection with Auburn Street in Auburn, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Law School in America - Litchfield, CTview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Law School in America - Litchfield, CT

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The Tapping Reeve House and Law School was the first law school in America. it is located at 82 South Street, Litchfield , CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - World Launch of a Liquid Propelled Rocket - Auburn, MAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - World Launch of a Liquid Propelled Rocket - Auburn, MA

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The first successful launch of a liquid propelled rocket was in Auburn.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: never

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