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First of its KindFIRST - State Fair in Wisconsin - Janesville, WI

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The first state fair in Wisconsin was held here in Janesville on October 1-2, 1851.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/13/2007

last visited: 10/6/2007

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First of its KindFIRST - Poured Grout (Concrete) House in U. S. - Milton, WI

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Joseph Goodrich built the Milton House in 1844. In this building he made architectural and structural history. The Milton House is the oldest poured grout (concrete) structure in the United States.

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location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/10/2007

last visited: 10/6/2007

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First of its KindFIRST - Wisconsin Aviator

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Arthur P. Warner was Wisconsin's first pilot, the first to build a commercially built "aeroplane" and the first to buy an aircraft for business use.

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location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/25/2007

last visited: 10/6/2007

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First of its KindFIRST - Wisconsin native Governor

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Robert Marion La Follette, Sr. was the first native son and first University of Wisconsin graduate to become Wisconsin Governor. The marker is in La Follette County Park on Williams Dr, 3 miles north of Stoughton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 8/11/2007

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First of its KindFIRST - Wisconsin 4-H Club - Lake Geneva, WI

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The Linn Junior Farmers Club was the first 4-H Club organized in Wisconsin. This historical marker stands in a wayside on County Road BB south of Lake Geneva.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/10/2007

last visited: 12/29/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - Madison’s first residence, business and post office

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Peck Cabin - Madison’s first residence, business and post office. Marker for the site is at the General Facility Building III at 125 S. Webster St in Madison, WI

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 8/11/2007

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First of its KindOLDEST - Radio Station in the Nation

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9XM-WHA "The Oldest Station in the Nation" Historical Marker at Vilas Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/9/2007

last visited: 4/10/2007

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First of its KindFIRST - Swedes to settle permanently in Wisconsin

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The Friman family members were recognized as the first Swedes to settle permanently in Wisconsin. This marker is located in the Genoa City Veterans Memorial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/10/2007

last visited: 11/3/2007

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First of its KindFIRST - Water Tower in Burlington, WI

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The historical site of Burlington, WI's first water tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LOST_Mom

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/23/2007

last visited: 10/28/2010

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First of its KindFIRST - Published National Weather Forecast

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On November 8th, 1870, working as the assistant to the Chief Signal Corps Officer, Increase Lapham recorded the first published national weather forecast, calling for "high winds and falling temperatures for Chicago, Detroit and the Eastern cities."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/25/2007

last visited: 10/27/2012

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First of its KindFIRST - Graduate of Nashotah House Seminary

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Gustaf Unonius the first graduate of Nashotah House Seminary. Marker is located on the grounds of Nashotah House in Delafield, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/23/2007

last visited: 8/18/2007

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First of its KindFIRST - Tower Silo in America

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The first tower silo in America was erected near this site on the Hatch farm, one half mile east of Spring Grove, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/10/2007

last visited: 9/26/2009

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First of its KindFirst White Settlers in McHenry County

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This marker commemorating the first white settlers of McHenry county Illinois is located at the corner of IL Rte 31 and Cary Road, in Algonquin, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: 5/18/2010

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First of its KindFIRST - Airport in Milwaukee County - Wauwatosa, WI

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This historical marker is located at the site of Milwaukee County's first airport. It is located in Currie Park in Wauwatosa, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: 8/31/2008

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First of its KindFIRST - physician to remove a diseased kidney

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Dr. Erastus B. Wolcott was the first physician to remove a diseased kidney.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/27/2007

last visited: 1/19/2011

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First of its KindFirst Steel Plow

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First Steel Plow - John Deere Historic Site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/27/2009

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Home in Elgin - Elgin, IL

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A plaque and boulder mark the location of the first home in Elgin, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/16/2011

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST - Courthouse in Wisconsin

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This is the oldest courthouse in Wisconsin. Construction started June 11, 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/9/2007

last visited: 4/8/2007

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First of its KindFIRST - Light Self-Propelled Highway Vehicle in the United States - Racine, WI

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In 1873, the Rev. Dr. J. W. Carhart of Racine designed and operated the first light self-propelled highway vehicle in the United States. This marker is located in Pritchard Park in Racine, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/2/2009

last visited: 9/1/2008

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First of its KindFIRST - Governor of the Territory of Wisconsin: Henry Dodge

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Henry Dodge became the first Governor of the Territory of Wisconsin on July 4, 1836.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/9/2007

last visited: 4/8/2007

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First of its KindFIRST - African-American woman attorney in Wisconsin

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Mabel Raimey was the first African-American woman attorney in Wisconsin and the first to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1918). This historical marker is located at the Marquette Law School at 1103 W Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/28/2007

last visited: 8/17/2011

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First of its KindFIRST - Wisconsin listing in National Register of Historic Places

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Mineral Point was listed as Wisconsin's first historic district in the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/9/2007

last visited: 4/8/2007

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First of its KindFIRST - African American Church built in Wisconsin

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St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church was the first African American Church built in Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/28/2007

last visited: 1/16/2010

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First of its KindFIRST - practical typewriter

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The first practical typewriter was invented at 318 State St in Milwaukee, WI by Christopher Sholes, Carlos Glidden and Samuel Soule.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/28/2007

last visited: 1/20/2008

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First of its KindFIRST - Free School outside New England in the Union - Kenosha, WI

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At the corner of 11th Ave and 58th St there is a boulder with a metal plaque affixed marking the spot of the first free school outside of New England in the Union. It was placed by the DAR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/7/2009

last visited: 9/1/2008

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